Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy
cathy_edgett

Wow!



Another Night in the Ruins
 
7
 
How many nights must it take
one such as me to learn
that we aren't, after all, made
from that bird that flies out of its ashes,
that for us
as we go up in flames, our one work
is
to open ourselves, to be
the flames?
 
~ Galway Kinnell ~
 
(A New Selected Poems)
 
 
 
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