23 September 2012

Am I Plucking Blackberries?

Earth's crammed with heaven,
And every common bush afire with God;
And only he who sees takes off his shoes;
The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning,
Aurora Leigh (1865),
Book VII
So am I plucking blackberries?
Are you?
quote widely available on Internet and is, to my understanding, in the public domain.
Here is one place to read some quotes from this God-gifted poet:
(see the above link for terms of use of the quotes)

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