I have a feeling that my boat
has struck, down there in the depths,
against a great thing.
happens! Nothing . . . Silence . . .Waves . . .
- Nothing happens?
Or has everything happened,
and are we standing now, quietly, in the new life?
Juan Ramon Jiminez
‘Oceans’ translated from the Spanish by Robert Bly
Juan Ramón Jiménez Mantecón was a Spanish poet, a prolific writer who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1956.