Sunday, December 2, 2012

Thought for the Day

Why are we reading, if not in hope
of beauty laid bare, life heightened
and its deepest mystery probed?
. . . We still and always want waking.
~ Annie Dillard, The Writing Life

Annie Dillard, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author; Member, Academy of Arts and Letters; Painter

1 comment:

Louise Gallagher said...

That last line is so incredibly powerful!

As is Annie Dillard and her writing.