Wednesday, January 18, 2006

"I will not die an unlived life..."

This poem was brought to my attention by a friend--with perfect timing.

"I will not die an unlived life.
I will not live in fear
of falling or catching fire.
I choose to inhabit my days,
to allow my living to open me,
to make me less afraid,
more accessible;
to loosen my heart
until it becomes a wing,
a torch, a promise.
I choose to risk my significance,
to live so that which came to me as seed
goes to the next as blossom,
and that which came to me as blossom,
goes on as fruit."
-Dawna Markova

2 Comments:

Anonymous kat said...

oh, i simply love that poem, thank you for sharing it.

11:31 AM  
Blogger eliza said...

beautiful - thank you.

10:26 AM  

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