22: Der Wanderer über dem Nebelmeer

What matters it
that you could climb
a mountaintop to see the view
if what is in your mind
remains a mystery to you?

True wisdom is to understand
that mind and matter
are the same;
that you’re the same as sky and land –
your mountaineering
quite in vain.

Published By: K-M Skalkenæs

K-M Skalkenæs is a Danish poet, writer and pictorial artist who primarily writes in English. Apart from publishing her own poetry, she also translated poetry from as well the Scandinavian languages as German into English.

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