Not Half-Perfect


from “Messenger” by Mary Oliver

Are my boots old? Is my coat torn?
Am I no longer young, and still not half-perfect? Let me
keep my mind on what matters,
which is my work,
which is mostly standing still and learning to be
astonished.

(Happy Sunday, everyone.)

One Response to “Not Half-Perfect”

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    rhonda

    …and to you.


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