Monday, August 29, 2005
"Listen, are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?"
~ Excerpt from Mary Oliver's Have You Ever Tried to Enter the Long Black Branches
It scares me sometimes, that I have wasted so much time. So much life. The first time I encountered this line from one of Mary Oliver's poem, I felt something struck home. I sought out the rest of the poem.
For those interested, the poem in its entirety, available here: