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Book of Hours

December 29, 2009

 

Southern Ring Nebula NGC 3132

 

I live my life in growing rings

which move out over the things around me.

Perhaps I’ll never complete the last,

 but that’s what I mean to try.

I’m circling around God, around the ancient tower,

and I’ve been circling thousands years;

and I still don’t know: am I a falcon, a storm

or a great song.

~ Rainer Maria Rilke

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2 comments

  1. Beautiful poem and photo!


  2. You always have what I need. Thank you and blessings to you for the year to come, and beyond.



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