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The Short Way Home - a poetry blog

Shocked, Again

Jill Cooper

The moment is a ticket,

the opportunity of every

moment, given

to a great joy ride

on an endless loop of

grace.

 

Fascinating details!

Holy dramas! Freedom's

strange logic!

Hilarious serendipities,

and divinity

everywhere in the shape

of your child, a love's face,

 

A candle flame, a new

stranger, spooning cats, sweet

animals, roses dying,

favorite mountains, a

feather, some honey, great

Lego towers, great rescues,

time's tricks,

dust in the sun.

It is

a generous serving of peace-if-you-

 

Want-it.

It is

a love-zealot's organic

mix of lazy productivity

and sturdy freedom poetry.

It is

the gift

of the opportunity

to notice

-no matter what- that

 

Moments are yours

for the unwrapping.

 

Moments are for thank you,

and for making, and

for helping.

 

This gift - a bright, sparkling

invitation to be shocked

again by how much

you can love.

And then again,

there is another

chance

 

To be alive.

To be alive

in an endless

loop of grace.

 

--By Jill Cooper

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