"As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame; / [ . . . ] Each mortal thing does one thing and the same: / Deals out that being indoors each one dwells; / Selves -- goes itself; 'myself' it speaks and spells, / Crying 'What I do is me; for that I came'." --Gerard Manley Hopkins

09 January 2007

Quarter Moon

A new semester is beginning, and a certain darkness of soul which always occurs after a break. This morning I left for work in the pre-dawn after several days of rain and grey skies, only to be startled by a perfect quarter-moon glowing in the deep indigo of a starless sky. Yet again, a reminder from the muse to reflect the light given no matter the surroundings.

1 comment:

Fieldfleur said...

Love these thoughts: short, yet potent. I hope you have a semester which helps you replenish as you share some light.