Friday, January 1, 2010

"Read, sweet..."

Read, sweet, how others strove,
Till we are stouter;
What they renounced,
Till we are less afraid;
How many times they bore
The faithful witness,
Till we are helped,
As if a kingdom cared!

From The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson at

Image from Historia del Arte Erotico

1 comment:

chayaruchama said...

Loveliness in poetry and image.

May the coming decade bring sweet surprise and fulfillment, sweet sister.

wherever I go, I find you there....