It is Not Mine to Keep

When there is pain and unrest,

looking inside and being with it,

I see what I yearn for.

I ask about that yearning,

and eventually,

point to the desire that is

creator of that yearning.

I give the desire away

for it is not mine

to keep.




Excerpt from Journal Entry on January 18, 2020


Photo by Abhinav Srivastava on Unsplash

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