Thursday, May 17, 2012

"One Day" by David Whyte from "River Flow"

One day I will
the gift I once had has been taken.

The place I have made for myself
belongs to another.
The words I have sung
are being sung by the ones
I would want.

Then I will be ready
for that voice
and the still silence in which it arrives.

And if my faith is good
then we'll meet again
on the road
and we'll be thirsty,
and stop
and laugh
and drink together again

from the deep well of things as they are.

from River Flow, 2007, Many Rivers Press

David's new book, Pilgrim, should be ready soon.
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