Moshe Natan: “Prison”



Dig a grave in your heart for your secret.
Tellers of secrets don’t know what they do.
Your secret’s your hostage so long as it’s kept–
but once you reveal it, the prisoner is you.

–Moshe Natan (14th century, Aragon)

Translation by Peter Cole

Photo: rhizoming the nirvãṇa’s “cage aux idées” . . by jef safi

~ by matt on 1 February 2009.

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