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Gustaf Munch-Petersen: Naked Human

I am only human,

but one day I shall

tear up the mountains of the earth

and let them rattle

by the ears of those who sleep –

I am only human,

but one day I shall

take the sun down from heaven

and shine into all dark hollows

with white merciless light –

I am only human,

but one day I shall

steal the lightning of the gods

and sweep the earth clean of dust.