Emptying and Filling

Posted: August 6, 2011 in Uncategorized

Hadewijch II looked on from her 13th century perch, or every century perch, or the infinity the collapses every century into one slice of time, and she saw the table, chair and sink; couch, bed, and bath; dish, cup and spoon; eggs, cheese and grapes; pad, pencil and books; window to the untamed world outside and roof over this little one.

“A good start,” she said, “but …”

to nothing
the circle
that is
the world’s things.

Then the naked
can grow wide,
embracing all

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