Very often we write down a sentence too early, then another too late; what we have to do is write it down at the proper time, otherwise it's lost.~ Thomas Bernhard, Concrete

For the listener, who listens in the snow, And, nothing himself, beholds Nothing that is not there and the nothing that is. ~ Wallace Stevens, The Snowman, Harmonium, 1921 The world about us would be desolate except for the world within us. ~ Wallace Stevens, The Necessary Angel: Reality & the Imagination, 1951