Sunday, November 2, 2008

Holding the Universe

I am so small, a speck of dust
moving across the huge world. The world
a speck of dust in the universe.

Are you holding
the universe? You hold
onto my smallness. How do you grasp it,
how does it not
slip away?

I know so little.
You have brought me so far.

Denise Levertov

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