To Float With Light
Lantern floating by Jered Odegard www.flickr.com/photos/jeredodegard/4070156541/in/faves-30561723@N0 (via pixdaus.com)
Still, what I want in my life
is to be willing
to be dazzled ~
to cast aside the weight of facts
and maybe even
to float a little
above this difficult world.
I want to believe I am looking
into the white fire of a great mystery.
Reference: Excerpt from “Snake”
Oliver, Mary. House of Light. Boston: Beacon Press, 1990.