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"I Had Not Taken the First Step in Knowledge"

Random Poetry List LXX

I had not taken the first step in knowledge;
I had not learned to let go with the hands,
As still I have not learned to with the heart,
And have no wish to with the heart—nor need,
That I can see. The mind—is not the heart.
I may yet live, as I know others live,
To wish in vain to let go with the mind—
Of cares, at night, to sleep; but nothing tells me
That I need to let go with the heart.

Robert Frost (AD 1874-1963)

Originally e-mailed on Thursday, August 27, 1998 @ 4:48 PM.

Lane Core Jr. CIW P — Sun. 08/27/06 08:12:52 AM
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