Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy

A David Whyte Poem -


    by David Whyte

Those who will not slip beneath
    the still surface on the well of grief

turning downward through its black water
    to the place we cannot breathe

will never know the source from which we drink,
    the secret water, cold and clear,

nor find in the darkness glimmering
    the small round coins
       thrown by those who wished for something else. 

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