Who could out-strange the Lord?
Who could out-near-&-dear the Holy One?
Monday, July 4, 2011
from Jack Gilbert's "Beyond Beginnings"
Is there a happiness later on that is neither fierce nor reasonable? A time when the heart is fresh again, and a time after that when the heart is ripe? The Aegean was blue just then at the end of the valley, and is blue now differently.