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06 January 2014 @ 01:27 pm
3/365 - "Whoever you may be: step into the evening."  

Twilight moon in Napa.

Whoever you may be: step into the evening.
Step out of the room where everything is known.
Whoever you are,
your house is the last before the far-off.
With your eyes, which are almost too tired
to free themselves from the familiar,
you slowly take one black tree
and set it against the sky: slender, alone.
And you have made a world.
It is big
and like a word, still ripening in silence.
And though your mind would fabricate its meaning,
your eyes tenderly let go of what they see.


I hear:: Billy Paul - Me & Mrs. Jones