When

When I rise up
let me rise up joyful
like a bird.

When I fall
let me fall without regret
like a leaf.

(Wendall Berry)

Comments

Rebecca Ramsey said…
Oh, how I love this. The images, the message. It's lovely.
Gaye said…
This poem has stayed with me through a couple of very long days full of extremes. It has given me badly needed perspective. Thank you
thank you !! it's LoVeLy ..

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