Tuesday, March 17, 2020

We Can Do Hard Things, Tuesday 3/17/20



Good morning from locked-down Los Angeles.


Roses

Everyone now and again wonders about
those questions that have no ready
answers: first cause, God's existence,
what happens when the curtain goes
down and nothing stops it, not kissing,
not going to the mall, not the Super
Bowl.

"Wild roses," I said to them one morning.
"Do you have the answers? And if you do,
would you tell me?"

The roses laughed softly. "Forgive us,"
they said. "But as you can see, we are
just now entirely busy being roses."

Mary Oliver

6 comments:

  1. That's wonderful. Thank you. I sometimes think Mary Oliver is the answer to every question.

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  2. She is the red velvet heart pincushion of poets.

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  3. Sophie looks so alert and Mary Oliver is so right.

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