A Noiseless Patient Spider (Walt Whitman)


A noiseless patient spider, I marked where on a promontory it stood isolated, Marked how to explore the vacant vast surrounding, It launched forth filament, filament, filament, out of itself, Ever unreeling them, ever tirelessly speeding them. And you O my soul where you stand, Surrounded, detached, in measureless oceans of space, Ceaselessly musing, venturing, throwing, seeking the spheres to connect them, Till the bridge you will need be formed, till the ductile anchor hold, Till the gossamer thread you fling catch somwhere, O my soul.

4 thoughts on “A Noiseless Patient Spider (Walt Whitman)

  1. Leuk dat je een bloemetje hebt aangevraagd. Ik ga er zo snel mogelijk voor zorgen. Ik laat je nog precies weten wanneer!

    Fijne dag
    Gerbera 🙂

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