Conditions of a Solitary Bird / 孤鳥的五個狀態 Reply



– San Juan de la Cruz


“The conditions of a solitary bird are five:

The first, that it flies to the highest point;
the second, that it does not suffer for company,
not even of its own kind;
the third, that it aims its beak to the skies;
the fourth, that it does not have a definite color;
the fifth, that it sings very softly.”

– San Juan de la Cruz, Dichos de Luz y Amor


(thank you, Carlos)


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