BLESSINGS FOR US

BLESSINGS FOR US
An On-the-Spot Oral Poem
(spoken in the Peace Sanctuary, 
Mystic, CT, USA, 1/2 mile from I-95)
April 15, 2021

Oh, the highway
can hold blessings for us, 
even when we're in the forest 
far away from it. 
We can hear the sounds of trucks
taking goodness 
like gifts for people. 
And the birds are singing 
their songs of friendship, 
and the old trees 
take their time 
growing beside me 
as I walk, 
old trees standing with assurance 
and friendliness 
as I walk on the trail 
with the beautiful birds 
and their music. 

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