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May 2, 2011

Wishbone

I pulled a wishbone
from my breast
to rid me of desire


An act of desire itself
cannot put out that fire

Wanting not to want
Trying to not try


Seeking not to seek
Longing to not long

Seeking freedom
is its own cage


Learn to just Be
Open and free

10 comments:

  1. Wow, that was really poignant. Well done.

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  2. Well stated, Eric. Learning to just be aint' as easy as it might seem.

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  3. nice...i really like the last stanza eric...some good truth there...

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  4. eric, very beautiful. very.

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  5. Very nice ~

    Open and free... best line

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  6. I liked this a lot, Eric. The last stanza is chock full of wisdom. Even freedom can be restricting.

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  7. left my comment on your other blog, oops

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  8. I just want to thank you for all your comments in my blog. Writing is new to me, specially on such a delicate topic, so my appreciation for all your kind words.

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  9. Being not to be? Sorry, couldn't help it. :D

    Dig the theme. Good work!

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