I am poor—you are my riches; dark—you are my light; I own nothing, need nothing. And how could I own

I am poor—you are my riches; dark—you are my light; …

I am poor—you are my riches; dark—you are my light; I own nothing, need nothing. And how could I own anything? After all, it is a contradiction that he can own something who does not own himself. I am happy as a child who is neither able to own anything nor allowed to. I own nothing, for I belong only to you; I am not, I have ceased to be, in order to be yours.”—Johannes the Seducer, from_Either/Or_

Søren Kierkegaard