Sunday, November 26, 2017

Thought for the Day

I know what I have given you. I do not know what you have received.
~ Antonio Porchia (Trans. W.S. Merwin)

Quoted from Voices (2003) by Antonio Porchia, as Translated by W.S. Merwin, in The Essential W.S. Merwin, Edited by Michael Wiegers (Copper Canyon Press, 2017), page 16

Antonio Porchia (1885-1986), Argentinian Poet

W.S. Merwin, Poet, Translator, Environmental Activist, 2010 Poet Laureate of the United States

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