Authority of Being

The sun doesn’t stop shining

because some of us are blind.

The birds don’t stop singing

because some of us are deaf.

The heart doesn’t stop loving

because some of us are afraid.

What lets the flower in the forest

bloom though no one is watching?

This excerpt is from my book, The Way Under The Way: The Place of True Meeting, 2016 Nautilus Award Winner.

*photo credit: Flickr

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