Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood

The child is father of the man; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety. (Wordsworth, “My Heart Leaps Up”) There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream, The earth, and every common sight, To me did seem Apparelled in celestial light, The glory and the freshness…

Anima mundi

A toda forma natural, flor o fruto o roca, incluso a las piedrecitas que cubrían la calzada, les concedí una vida moral: les vi sentir, o los uní a un sentimiento: la inmensa masa, yacía en un alma ligera Y todo lo que veía respiraba con sentido interno.   El preludio – William Wordsworth  …