note to self

remain with—
dwell in—
hold steadfast—
life exacts all four

remain with
at all times
feel everything
that needs to be felt

dwell in
pure consciousness
rest there
notice and open
to what is

what life tosses
your way
hurt and joy
often both at once

hold steadfast
there is no other
way to survive
planet earth
love one another

2022 ©Amrita Skye Blaine

disclaimer: I’m writing a poem a day. These are drafts—they may never turn into anything more, or they might flower. Some are clumsy; forgive me.

I welcome comments and discussion!

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