Friday, March 20, 2009

The doorway

It doesn't have to be
the blue iris, it could be
weeds in a vacant lot, or a few
small stones; just
pay attention, then patch

a few words together and don't try
to make them elaborate, this isn't
a contest but the doorway

into thanks, and a silence in which
another voice may speak.

Source: Mary Oliver, Thirst


Texaco said...


Danielle said...

so simple, yet so eloquent! i love it! ( :

Heidi said...

Whoa! Love that!

P.S. Thanks for the mitchell & webb link. ;o)

Heidi Renee said...

you need to search for the green clarinet - it's hysterical! so off color - but so dang funny!