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Sometimes it amazes me

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Rilke: To yearn
For what is absent
Draws it toward us

While I have gone within
Much of the world
Has gone away

When I was little
When I was lonely
I just trusted

Now that I am older
Yearning is my way
To let the things

I love that go know
That I miss them
When they are away

Perhaps you too have
Learned that things unmissed
Might just keep going

Now that I do not
Trust so much but yearn
Have learned

Some things cannot return
But sometimes it
Amazes me what can

 

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Gary Lindorff is a poet, writer, blogger  and author of several books, the latest: 13 Seeds: Health, Karma and Initiation. Over the last few years he has begun calling himself an activist poet, channeling his activism through poetic (more...)
 

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