Quietude …

… quietude … silence … stillness …
Ask the world to reveal its quietude —
not the silence of machines when they are still,
but the true quiet by which birdsongs,
trees, bellworts, snails, clouds, storms
become what they are, and are nothing else.
~ Wendell Berry


(Wendell Berry, This Day : Collected and New Sabbath Poems)
(Photo courtesy of Pixabay)

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