Week of Mar 30, 2015

After Lisel Mueller

you have to stop

and take stock,
be quiet enough

to listen,
raise a finger

to the wind;
be still enough

to hear direction
even when heart

pounds in the darkness…

living life

is not writing,
but living,

not writing,
but waiting.

you must breathe out

before you can
breathe in again.

Margaret Dubay Mikus

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