"We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike." ~Maya Angelou

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Poem: A Letter

This is a letter to the creatures,
all of you who share this space:
Robins and Wrens,
   cattle and cats,
coyotes singing in the night.

I know you know more than I know
about the rhythms of the earth.
I am paying attention now,
trying to listen, to understand.
I appreciate your taking the time.

Sing me into wakefulness,
white-striped Mockingbird.
Teach me to sing that oldest of songs
with the voices which surround,
and let the singing be enough.

Let the singing be enough.

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