delithopia

Notes from the Waxhaws

Enough is enough

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Enough. These few words are enough.
If not these words, this breath.
If not this breath, this sitting here.
This opening to life
we have refused
again and again
until now.
Until now.

~ David Whyte, Enough

Sitting in the cool of the early morning…the faint hum of traffic in the distance is enough of the outside world. The  thrush in the woods singing its unanswerable question…the soft staccato drumming of a woodpecker…the delicate gray clouds drifting overhead…silently…through the palest of blue skies. All of these…enough.

Written by Jim

May 19, 2013 at 1:31 pm

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  1. Love that poem, and your take on it.

    Tom McCubbin

    May 20, 2013 at 9:15 pm

    • Thanks Tom. I’ve just recently discovered David Whyte…his words are a revelation.

      Jim

      May 21, 2013 at 7:32 am


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