Sunday, 19 January 2014
James Wright's 'A Blessing': Breaking Into Blossom
Paulus Potter, The Spotted Horse, 1653.
A BLESSING (James Wright)
I realised that what I was looking for tonight was simply a beautiful, optimistic poem which would speak for itself. This was one which quickly came to mind, perhaps based on its final lines, above all. Of course, I also love the fact that it is about horses (or ponies).
"Suddenly I realize
That if I stepped out of my body I would break