I have a feeling that my boat
has struck, down there in the depths,
against a great thing.
happens! Nothing … Silence … Waves …
— Nothing happens? Or has everything happened,
and are we standing now, quietly, in the new life?
source: Juan Ramon Jimenez (1881-1958), Spanish poet and Nobel laureate. English version © Robert Bly in: Bly, R. (1982) (ed.) News of the universe: poems of twofold consciousness. New York: Random House. To receive a sacred poem a day by email, click here.