I’m smiling because
a million possible alternatives
which would have precluded
this moment we’re sharing
Safe passage through countless intersections
the absence of calamity
a thousand breaths received in the last hour,
delivered right on time.
The tapestry of the present moment is
complete and continuously refreshed,
courageous, wholehearted, raw & alive.
Look – here it is, again!
Posted with kind permission of the author.
This ode was among more than 100 responses to our invitation to write an ode to an “ordinary thing.” We share it here with delight and gratitude.
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