Friday, March 20, 2009

Brotherhood (Homage to Claudius Ptolemy)

- Octavio Paz

I am a man: little do I last
and the night is enormous.
But I look up:
the stars write.
Unknowing I understand:
I too am written,
and at this very moment
someone spells me out.

[NOTE: This was posted on Dec 2, 2007.]

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