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  • Gary Hunter

Bottomless Questions - Nov. 17, 2021

the gods never answer

they’re not interested

in any of your concerns

which are neither owned

nor for sale

not the peace

or stillness you seek

nor a fragment of happiness

certainly not ways to get there

their focus is power

possession control fame

always wanting to grasp

hold on keep never let go

how lucky you are to realize

the path must be surrendered

perhaps gently rowing

on a tree-shaded creek

to stop paddling

close the eyes

and listen to the current

the clue on its way downstream


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