"EVEN IN RAGS I AM A GOD, FALLEN I AM DIVINE, HIGH I TRIUMPH WHEN DOWN-TROD, LONG I LIVE WHEN SLAIN!" - Sri Aurobindo (15 August 1872 – 5 December 1950) was an Indian nationalist, scholar, poet, mystic, evolutionary philosopher, yogi and guru; born Aravinda Akroyd Ghose, who first came to prominence in India's struggle for independence from the British.
Not Moving Even One Step by Jane Hirshfield. "The rain falling too lightly to shape an audible house, an audible tree, blind, soaking, the old horse waits in his pasture. He knows the field for exactly what it is: his limitless mare, his beloved... Slow rain streams from the fetlocks, hips, the lowered head, while she stands in the place beside him that no one sees. The muzzles almost touch. How silently the heart pivots on its hinge."
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