“I live my life in widening circles
That reach out across the world.
I may not ever complete the last one,
But I give myself to it.
I circle around God, that primordial tower.
I have been circling for thousands of years,
And I still don’t know: am I a falcon,
A storm, or a great song? [I, 2]”
― Rainer Maria Rilke, Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God
17jan16. Montanita, Ecuador.