Removed

 
We don’t know what it is
But we can feel it

Both the pressure and the release:
A long-stuck valve

A unique position to appreciate
The literary equivalent of
Neural resonances:

An immense and reverent joy –
Anti-neurotic, heroically sane

Our endless and impossible
Journey toward home
 
Source:“Laughing with Kafka.” Harper’s Magazine


DOROTHEE LANG is into roads, stories, places, crossings, and all the things they lead and connect to. She lives in Germany, edits BluePrintReview and blogs at life as a journey.

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