„I, the solitary fish, a fish apart
(apart at least from the tree fish and the stone fish),
write, at isolated moments, a tiny fish or two
whose glittering scales, so fleeting,
may only be the dark's embarrassed wink.“
— Wisława Szymborska Polish writer 1923 - 2012
"In Heraclitus' River"
Poems New and Collected (1998), Salt (1962)