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Wednesday, June 27, 2007
A perspective on persistence
A wonderful fragment from the poem Seventeen Pebbles, from Jane Hirshfield's 2006 collection After: Poems (p. 61)
For days a fly travelled loudly from window to window, until at last it landed on one I could open. It left without thanks or glancing back, believing only - quite correctly - in its own persistence.