Thursday, December 09, 2010

Stare

Our deepest wounds,
I imagine,
are secret pathways to the abyss
where you can watch a soul struggle


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This is not really a poem, it is my interpretation of a famous, very powerful, quote from Friedrich Nietzsche:
If you stare into abyss long enough, the abyss stares back at you!

2 comments:

  1. This is one of my favorite quotes from Nietzsche. In fact, I uoted him on facebook last summer after the election; when violence in the streets was getting more and more serious and contagious...

    I also like your interpretation. It's very humane and more grey-ish like, not as dark as Nietzsche's...

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  2. Thanks Nava jaan :)

    It is amazing to me that a simple line (the F.N.'s quote) creates very powerful images!

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