Wednesday, December 26, 2012

I Ask Percy How I Should Live My Life
Mary Oliver

Love, love, love, says Percy.
And hurry as fast as you can
along the shining beach, or the rubble, or the dust.
Then, go to sleep.
Give up your body heat, your beating heart.
Then, trust.

'A filing-cabinet of human lives'


Little Willow said...

That is so beautiful.

Betsy said...

Few and true words. Lovely.