Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy
cathy_edgett

Evening -



Huddled Beneath the Sky
 
The sadness I have caused any face
by letting a stray word
strike it,
 
any pain
I have caused you,
what can I do to make us even?
Demand a hundred fold of me - I'll pay it.
 
During the day I hold my feet accountable
to watch out for wondrous insects and their friends.
 
Why would I want to bring horror
into their extraordinary
world?
 
Magnetic fields draw us to Light; they move our limbs and thoughts.
But it is still dark; if our hearts do not hold a lantern,
we will stumble over each other,
 
huddled beneath the sky
as we are.
 
~ Rumi ~
 
 
 
 

(Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West by Daniel Ladinsky)
 
 
 



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