I should be content
to look at a mountain
for what it is
and not as a comment
on my life.
"Content" by David Ignatow. Text as published in Against the Evidence: Selected Poems, 1934-1994 (Wesleyan University Press, 1993).
Art credit: "Annapurna South from Annapurna base camp (4,130 m) during sunrise," photograph taken in the Himalayas in north-central Nepal by Arite, April 2006.
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