the beauty behind the heart

You are looking everywhere except within you,

and that is the only place where you are going to find the treasure,

the truth,

the beauty.


when I know and see all at the same time…

inquiry for today~ what is next for beauty’s sake?

how beauty peeks out

Truly, we live with mysteries too marvelous to be understood.

How grass can be nourishing in the mouths of the lambs.

How rivers and stones are forever in allegiance with gravity

while we ourselves dream of rising. How two hands touch and the bonds

will never be broken. How people come, from delight or the scars of damage,

to the comfort of a poem. Let me keep my distance, always,

from those who think they have the answers.

Let me keep company always with those who say“Look!”

and laugh in astonishment,

and bow their heads.

~Mary Oliver

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