Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Day 860: Deeplier November

 'Deeplier, deeplier, loudlier, loudlier...'

November is almost at its end now and winter is certainly getting 'deeplier' and 'loudlier.'  

The Region November - Wallace Stevens

It is hard to hear the north wind again,
And to watch the treetops, as they sway.

They sway, deeply and loudly, in an effort,
So much less than feeling, so much less than speech,

Saying and saying, the way things say
On the level of that which is not yet knowledge:

A revelation not yet intended.
It is like a critic of God, the world

And human nature, pensively seated
On the waste throne of his own wilderness.

Deeplier, deeplier, loudlier, loudlier,
The trees are swaying, swaying, swaying.

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