POEMS: “Sometimes” (coping with worries, from an older post)

“Sometimes”  Sometimes when things turn upside down And inside out and look dark brown, I rush outdoors and gaze into The topless sky’s eternal blue, So calm and cool, so still and deep, With soft contented clouds like sheep. I shade my eyes and stare and stare, Then go back in the house, and there,…

Poem by Rumi: “Be empty of worrying”

“Be empty of worrying” Be empty of worrying Think of who created thought Why do you stay in prison When the door is so wide open Move outside the tangle of fear thinking Live in silence Flow down and down Into always widening Rings of being. Rumi

POEMS: “I worried”…

“I worried”… I worried a lot.  Will the garden grow, will the rivers flow in the right direction, will the earth turn as it was taught, and if not how shall  I correct it? Was I right, was I wrong, will I be forgiven, can I do better? Will I ever be able to sing,…