Prayer (A Silence in which another voice may speak…)

A field of weeds

A field of weeds


It doesn’t have to be

the blue iris, it could be

weeds in a vacant lot, or a few

small stones: just

pay attention, then patch

a few words together and don’t try

to make them elaborate, this isn’t

a contest but the doorway


into thanks, and a silence in which

another voice may speak.

Mary Oliver


3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Marlyn Exconde
    Apr 06, 2015 @ 00:21:17

    hello Jeanne! i’m nominating you for the Black Wolf Blogger Award (Sparkles Version). here’s the link


  2. Maryann
    Apr 06, 2015 @ 08:00:13

    Loved the sentiment in this blog. Left much room for thought. Thanks


  3. jeannepoland
    Apr 06, 2015 @ 20:13:38

    Thank you for the nomination, Marlyn


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