quarta-feira, 13 de fevereiro de 2013

Keeping Things Whole

In a field
I am the absence
of field.
This is
always the case.
Wherever I am
I am what is missing.

When I walk
I part the air
and always
the air moves in
to fill the spaces
where my body’s been.

We all have reasons
for moving.
I move
to keep things whole.

Mark Strand (1934-). "Keeping Things Whole". In: "Selected Poems" (Alfred A. Knopf, 2002)

Imagem: "Wheat Field With a Lark" (1887), de Vincent Van Gogh

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