Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy
cathy_edgett

Gratitude!!



Here is a beautiful poem by Anna Kamienska.  I love how she makes "homeless" something wonderful.

I am grateful for life!!



Gratitude

A tempest threw a rainbow in my face
so that I wanted to fall under the rain
to kiss the hands of an old woman to whom I gave my seat
to thank everyone for the fact that they exist
and at times even feel like smiling
I was grateful to young leaves that they were willing
to open up the sun
to babies that they still
felt like coming into this world
to the old that they heroically
endure until the end
I was full of thanks
like a Sunday alms-box
I would have embraced death
if she'd stopped nearby

Gratitude is a scattered
homeless love
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