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:

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