All the sadness of life

There would seem to be nothing more obvious, more tangible and palpable than the present moment. And yet it eludes us completely. All the sadness of life lies in that fact. – Milan Kundera

Thank you to Mary Kathryn Countryman for reminding me of these marvelous lines.


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5 Comments

  1. Posted November 14, 2014 at 6:46 am | Permalink

    Well this certainly hits the nail on the head now doesn’t it? Caught my breath a little on it when I read it the second time through.

  2. Posted November 14, 2014 at 6:58 am | Permalink

    Oh WOW, indeed. Thank you Lindsey for your Friday poetry. I look forward to it.

  3. Posted November 14, 2014 at 10:05 am | Permalink

    Love.

    Poignant and, unfortunately, true. This is gorgeous.

  4. Amy
    Posted November 14, 2014 at 7:18 pm | Permalink

    So very true.

  5. Posted November 16, 2014 at 7:44 pm | Permalink

    Beautiful !

    admin Reply:

    Thank you! xox