Sunrise above the Sea, Altea, picture by Germain Droogenbroodt

Don’t follow the stars of the night
but upstream the darkness,
which is earthly and palpable.
Don’t spare the alms—
share bread and wine
with the nomads of the night.

Throw roses at the break of day.

 

GERMAIN DROOGENBROODT

From “Counterlight”
POINT Editions 2004