For Warmth

I hold my face in my two hands.

No, I am not crying.

I hold my face in my two hands

to keep the loneliness warm–

two hands protecting,

two hands nourishing,

two hands preventing

my soul from leaving me

in anger.

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

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2 thoughts on “For Warmth

  1. Friend, what a magnificiant quote (as so many are in yr wonderful collection, yr garden of wise blossoms) Thanx for yr insightful work here

    • Debra

      Thank you needlessneed.

      Yes, this is a garden yet I do not make the seeds….:) I find seeds and plant them. Always knowing there will be bounty & beauty when they grow.

      For I, as you do…enjoy blossoms.

      Tashi Delek!

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