• To look at any thing,
    If you would know that thing,
    You must look at it long:
    To look at this green and say,
    "I have seen spring in these
    Woods," will not do - you must
    Be the thing you see:
    You must be the dark snakes of
    Stems and ferny plumes of leaves,
    You must enter in
    To the small silences between
    The leaves,
    You must take your time
    And touch the very peace
    They issue from.

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