Day Of Silence Poems: 347 / 500

There Was Earth

Rating: 3.1

There was Earth in them, and
they dug.

They dug and they dug, and so
their Day went by, and their Night. And they did not praise God,
who, so they heard, wanted all this,
who, so they heard, knew of all this.

They dug and they heard nothing more;
did not grow wise, invented no Song,
thought up for themselves no Language.
They dug.

There came a Silence, there came a Storm,
There came every Ocean.
I dig, you dig, and it digs, the Worm,
and the Singing, there, says: They dig.

O someone, o none, o no one, o you:
Where did it lead to, that nowhere-leading?
O you dig and I dig, and I dig towards you,
and on our finger awakens the Ring.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Day Of Silence Poems: 347 / 500
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Fabrizio Frosini 05 August 2015

''.. They dug and they heard nothing more; did not grow wise, invented no Song, ..'' the hollowness of Life..

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