Thursday, January 10, 2013

yesterday or never...

The trees and the flowers have been strewing their cool doors.
I walk among them, but none of them are noticing.
Sometimes I think that when I am sleeping
I must most perfectly resemble them--
Thoughts gone dim.
It is more natural to me, lying down.
Then the sky and I are in open conversation,
And I shall be useful when I lie down finally:
Then the trees may touch me for once, and the flowers have time for me.

[poem excerpt- 'I Am Vertical' by Sylvia Plath/ images- various Tumblr]

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