Let my dream while I’m wide-awake

loose. Let me be drowned, baptized,

in the light given me. Day comes around,

night, fall, winter, spring,

summer. Leaves overhead, underfoot.

Waves arrive, buffets from friends

offended, enemies. Let it all come:

this is my way, this is the canoe I’m in.

— William Stafford

via such stuff


2 Responses

  1. well this make feeling adrift very appealing.

  2. I hope you all are having a great time drifting:-)
    Love and miss ya,

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