Sunday, February 5, 2012

the roof nail




A hundred boats are still looking for shore.
There is more in my hopes than I imagined.
The tiny roof nail lies on the ground, aching for the roof.
Some little bone in our foot is longing for heaven.



~ Robert Bly
from Talking into the Ear of a Donkey
art by picasso


1 comments:

erin said...

oh my. bly gets it right so often. how could it be that i never knew of him until recently?

gorgeous.

xo
erin