Visual Meditation: Sleeping Under the Earth

I know the truth – give up all other truths!
No need for people anywhere on earth to struggle.
Look – it is evening, look, it is nearly night:
what do you speak of, poets, lovers, generals?

The wind is level now, the earth is wet with dew,
the storm of stars in the sky will turn to quiet.
And soon all of us will sleep under the earth, we
who never let each other sleep above it.

-Marina Tsvetaeva (poem found at Anchors and Masts)

(Photos taken at 9 Acre Farm in Arlington, WA where this week’s Poetry Party took its inspiration — make sure to go see all the amazing poems there and even submit one of your own!) 

-Christine Valters Paintner @ Abbey of the Arts

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