why your eyes dance

The brain appears to have a special area

which we might call poetic memory

and which records everything

that charms or touches us,

that makes our life beautiful.

~Milan Kundera

how many times do I relearn how to see?

inquiry for today~ may you see what is meant to be loved……

it’s ok isn’t it?

If you suddenly and unexpectedly feel joy,

don’t hesitate. Give in to it. There are plenty

of lives and whole towns destroyed or about

to be. We are not wise, and not very often

kind. And much can never be redeemed.

Still, life has some possibility left. Perhaps this

is its way of fighting back, that sometimes

something happens better than all the riches

or power in the world. It could be anything,

but very likely you notice it in the instant

when love begins. Anyway, that’s often the

case. Anyway, whatever it is, don’t be afraid

of its plenty. Joy is not made to be a crumb.

~Mary Oliver

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