08 April 2005

how it feels, learning to write

From Seamus Heaney's "The Mud Vision":

                         We sleepwalked
The line between panic and formulae, . . .
Watching ourselves at a distance, advantaged
And airy as a man on a springboard
Who keeps limbering up because the man cannot dive.

1 comment:

  1. ha! That's me...jumping up and down and I can't dive!!! Great!!!