So many droplets in the sea, in bread so many grains

by Angelus Silesius

English version by Gabriel Rosenstock
Original Language German

So many droplets in the sea, in bread so many grains;
So too of our multiplicity, nothing but God remains.

-- from Haiku Enlightenment: New Expanded Edition, by Gabriel Rosenstock

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Commentary by Ivan M. Granger

Short poem, short commentary: Many <-> One

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