The Eternal Resting Place

Let others plague themselves with how they will be buried,
What monuments will hide the maggot-bags they’ve carried.
For me, I’m not concerned with grave or stone or shrine,
For Jesu’s heart shall be the resting place of mine.

~ Angelus Silesius, Cherubinischer Wandersmann I.2

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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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