We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.
The moon is broken in twain, and half a moon Before me lies on the still, pale floor of the sky; The other half of the broken coin of truth Is buried away in the dark, where the still dead lie. They buried her half in the grave when they laid her away; I had […]
The wild duck startles like a sudden thought, And heron slow as if it might be caught. The flopping crows on weary wings go by And grey beard jackdaws noising as they fly. The crowds of starnels whizz and hurry by, And darken like a clod the evening sky. The larks like thunder rise and […]
William Shakespeare ~ Oh those Daffodils
Verify within a desert lone, Circled by an arid sea, Stands a figure carved in stone, Where a fountain used to be. Two abraded, pleading hands Held below a shapeless mouth, Human-like the fragment stands, Tortured by perpetual drouth. Once the form was drenched with spray, Deluged with the rainbow flushes; Surplus water dashed away […]