Perspective

To the little, all little things are big.
Grow, my child:  wax great.  As long as you are small,
You’ll see the little things, and think them big and tall.

Dem kleinen ist alles kleine groß.
Kind wachs und werde groß: so lange du noch klein
So lange dünckt dich alls was klein ist groß zuseyn.

~ Angelus Silesius, Cherubinischer Wandersmann VI.213

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About middlingpoet

From the Gawain poet to Rainer Maria Rilke: I love the English and German traditions of poetry.
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