Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Robert Walser: “something slight”

No deeds now! Listen, linger, remain rooted to the spot. Be divinely touched by something slight.

Robert Walser, “Tiergarten,” in Berlin Stories , trans. Susan Bernofsky (New York: New York Review Books, 2012).
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comments: 2

Elaine said...

It would be nice if we felt this way 'nationally'--in opening our arms to refugees.

Michael Leddy said...

I think you might be meaning this about the other post. But either way, yes indeed.