Saturday, September 27, 2008

Wisdom

Crumpled

When I have ceased to break my wings
Against the faultiness of things,
And learned that compromises wait
Behind each hardly opened gate,
When I have looked Life in the eyes,
Grown calm and very coldly wise,
Life will have given me the Truth,
And taken in exchange -- my youth.

-- Sara Teasdale --

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

But what can one do - when one still has wings and whims to fly ?

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