Wikiquote:Quote of the day/October 24, 2011

Vrancx, Sebastiaan - Orpheus and the Beasts - c. 1595.GIF
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot - Orphée.jpg
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It was no longer sounds only that made the music:
he spoke, and as no tree listens I listened, and language
came into my roots
out of the earth,
into my bark
out of the air,
into the pores of my greenest shoots
gently as dew
and there was no word he sang but I knew its meaning.

~ Denise Levertov ~