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Rene Daumal

(1908 - 1944 / France)

Poems of Rene Daumal

1. Last Letter to his Wife 1/3/2003
2. Poem 1/3/2003
3. Skin of Light 1/3/2003

Poem

One cannot stay on the summit forever -
One has to come down again.
So why bother in the first place? Just this.
What is above knows what is below -
But what is below does not know what is above

One climb, one sees-
One descends and sees no longer
But one has seen!

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