#12 w.h. auden
To ask the hard question is simple; Asking at meeting With the simple glance of acquaintance To what these go And how these do: To ask the hard question is simple, The simple act of the confused will. But the answer Is hard and hard to remember: On steps or on shore The ears are listening To words at meeting, The eyes looking At the hands helping, Are never sure Of what they learn ...
this. a. zagajewski.
this that lies heavy and weighs down, that aches like ache and burns like a slap in the face, is a stone or an anchor.
if i had an orchard i’d work till i’m raw. if i had an orchard...– f.f.
alfred north whitehead
the silly question is the first intimation of some totally new development.