Tony Hoagland

A Quote by Tony Hoagland on joy and beauty


We're all attracted to the perfume
of fermenting joy,
we've all tried to start a fire,
and one day maybe it will blaze up on its own.
In the meantime, she is the one today among us
most able to bear the idea of her own beauty...

Tony Hoagland

Source: Dancing with Joy: 99 Poems, Pages: 28-29 (Grammar)

Contributed by: Tsuya

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