past wishes

A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on departure, attachment, longing, and past wishes

Who can depart from his pain and aloneness without regret?
Too many fragments of the spirit have I scattered in these streets, and too many are the children of my longing that walk naked among these hills, and I cannot withdraw from them without a burden and an ache.
It is not a garment I cast off this day, bit a skin that I tear with my own hands...
Yet I cannot tarry longer.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: The Prophet: 26 poetic essays, Pages: 4

Contributed by: Tsuya

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