The Secret

Two girls discover
the secret of life
in a sudden line of
poetry.

I who don’t know the
secret wrote
the line. They
told me

(through a third person)
they had found it
but not what it was,
not even

what line it was. No doubt
by now, more than a week
later, they have forgotten
the secret,

the line, the name of
the poem. I love them
for finding what
I can’t find,

and for loving me
for the line I wrote,
and for forgetting it
so that

a thousand times, till death
finds them, they may
discover it again, in other
lines,

in other
happenings. And for
wanting to know it,
for

assuming there is
such a secret, yes,
for that
most of all.

– Denise Levertov

Advertisements

About sethsownstar

Illustrator. Fabric Artist. Plushie Maker. Schwoopie Towne is my world and the Cuddle Buddies are my friends. I express myself through paper, digital paint and piles of fabric.

Posted on December 21, 2015, in secrets, writing and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Must Be This Tall To Ride

I'm a single dad documenting his journey. A guy trying to walk a higher path. And messing up. A lot.

Let's Queer Things Up!

Talking trans identity, mental health, and more.

Indifferent Ignorance

this is probably what a quarter life crisis looks like.

The Webways

These are the lights we make

Scattered Squirrel

my scatter-brained approached to everyday living

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

Gourmet Paper Mache Blog

Advanced Paper Mache Art

fatchicksings.wordpress.com/

...Dances, Rants, Raves and Generally Steals the Show

The Power of Positive Destruction

Dani Hermit answers life's rough questions

Rumblings of the Disenfranchised

MY ROCKSTAR WAY OF LIFE

Kelsey Dahlberg

Makin' Stuff Since Forever Ago.

joeseeberblog

This WordPress.com site is the cat’s pajamas

amelia bishop

By all outward appearances, a completely normal person!

My Mornin Coffee

that thing that gets your day started

Wandering Stars Press

Steamy, Boundary Pushing Characters and Stories

ben honeycutt's blog

husband. father. musician. worship leader. this blog is about those things.

%d bloggers like this: