Lightly child, lightly.

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I’ve been here before,
dreaming myself backwards,
among grappling hooks of light.

~ Yusef Komunyakaa, opening lines to “Confluence” from Pleasure Dome


Notes:

  • Quote: Thank you Memory’s Landscape.
  • Photography: Thank you Rob Woodcox with When Autumn was Spirited Away
  • Prior “Lightly child, lightly” Posts? Connect here.
  • Post Title & Inspiration: Aldous Huxley: “It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them.”

 

Grappling hooks of light

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I’ve been here before,
dreaming myself backwards,
among grappling hooks of light.

—Yusef Komunyakaa, from “Confluence

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