I have a feeling that my boat
has struck, down there in the depths,
against a great thing.
                                         And nothing
happens! Nothing…Silence...Waves...

    —Nothing happens? Or has everything happened,
and are we standing now, quietly, in the new life?


Directed by Matthew Thompson and filmed at Storm King Art Center.

THE SOUL IS HERE FOR ITS OWN JOY, edited and translated by Robert Bly. Copyright © 1995 by Robert Bly. Reprinted by permission of Georges Borchardt, Inc., for Robert Bly.