Besides the things we see there’s what’s beyond
our faculty to know. We could study
for a lifetime, the creatures of the pond
and we would still get merely a muddy
glimpse of all there is to know. There’s always
more to learn, and there’s much that will never
be understood by us. Our knowledge stays
slight, despite our continued endeavor
to learn all that we can. It’s not too late
for us to understand: true wisdom starts
when we realize that no matter how great
our knowledge grows, we’ll know only in part.
Mere knowledge on its own won’t bring to light
the things that are not visible to sight.
The complete cycle can be found by hovering over the The Elements – Sonnet Cycles tab up above, and then clicking on Water.