Sun, the lord of heaven   4 comments

Sun, the lord of heaven — Image by kenne

The Red Poppy

The great thing
is not having
a mind. Feelings:
oh, I have those; they
govern me. I have
a lord in heaven
called the sun, and open
for him, showing him
the fire of my own heart, fire
like his presence.
What could such glory be
if not a heart? Oh my brothers and sisters,
were you like me once, long ago,
before you were human? Did you
permit yourselves
to open once, who would never
open again? Because in truth
I am speaking now
the way you do. I speak
because I am shattered.

— Louise Glück 

4 responses to “Sun, the lord of heaven

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  1. Beautiful scenery.

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  2. this pic’s amazing! hope you have a kickass day kenne!

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  3. Beautiful painting and so apt for the poem by Louis Gluck. wonderful post Kenne.

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