please don’t disturb

Certain things,
like when love stirs
or moments of radiance,
must remain discreet
“looking too closely
changes what we feel”.
We must try
to shield them from exposure
after all those moments
add supreme meaning
to our existence, richness
to our “inner solitude”
are priceless.

based on: Virginia Woolf’s Idea of Privacy
posted by Joshua Rothman

July 9, 2014 New Yorker

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/joshuarothman/2014/07/virginia-woolf-idea-of-privacy.html

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