Wednesday, September 05, 2012

...in the silence...

It is in the silence
that my hope is, and my aim.
A song whose lines

I cannot make or sing
sounds men's silence
like a root. Let me say

and not mourn: the world
lives in the death of speech
and sings there.


---Wendell Berry, excerpted from "The Silence"

1 comment:

Colleen said...

Thanks for this.