Monday, February 21, 2011

grace

It doesn't have to be
the blue iris, it could be
weeds in a vacant lot, or a few
small stones; just
pay attention, then patch

a few words together and don't try
to make them elaborate, this isn't
a contest but the doorway

into thanks, and a silence in which
another voice may speak.

~Mary Oliver~

2 comments:

Jesska said...

I like that, it is simple yet thought provoking! Thanks for sharing Katie.. :)

Kerri said...

Honestly, she takes my breath away Miss Oliver.