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A Blessing

A Blessing

by James Wright

Transformation Quotes

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Quote #4

Suddenly I realize
That if I stepped out of my body I would break
Into blossom. (22-24)

In these final lines, the speaker's attempt to maintain objectivity—to observe an experience rather than fully participating in it—is almost overwhelmed by a full-blown image of spiritual transformation.

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