One doesn’t discover new lands
without consenting to lose sight of the shore
for a very long time.
– Andre Gide
I agree. In the country of Art — we can leave the mundane world (for a long time) and discover inner worlds and other universes.
There is no Frigate like a Book
To take us Lands away,
Nor any Coursers like a Page
Of prancing Poetry –
This Traverse may the poorest take
Without oppress of Toll –
How frugal is the Chariot
That bears a Human soul.
Emily Dickinson certainly did practice what she preached. But what a myriad different ways there are to embark on the same voyage outward— JB
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