Sunday, July 15, 2007

While drinking from this cup perhaps inscribed
with signs of blessing and of happiness
in an unknown tongue, I hold it in this hand
full of its own lines I can never explain.
Do these two scripts agree?
And since they are alone and secluded inside
the dome of my glance, will they speak
to one another in their own way and
be reconciled,
these two ancient texts
a drinker's gesture brings together?

-- Rainer Maria Rilke

"May an August moon fill your cup."

1 comment:

observes&musings said...

Hi! Alia

Love your website/blog. My daughter, Lisa was so excited when she and her friend, Gail stopped in to "sip" tea and you had gluten-free meals!

What a treat for her. Keep up the good work.

Am going to link you to my blog.