Shall I Remind You


Shall I make you kind

Shall I wave my wand

Shall I remind you

Shall I remind you

Because you forget

And I see it

And before you turn

And lift your hand

Before I run

Or stay

And fight

Shall I remind you

How?

How shall I remind you

Nothing works

Except magic

My secret

I won’t tell you

You cannot know

It only works

When it is mistaken

For nothing

And this nothing

This nothing

Changes

Changes everything

It is like a spell

And I feel

the Ancients

The thrust and swerve

The invisible curve

The tree roots

And the spray of rain

on my calves

From the seed

Of your grass

The smell of sacred

Of wonder

Miracles

On my fingers

The swish in water

The sip

There

Now

Do you remember?


WONDER

If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which lies on the other side of silence. 

George Eliot

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