Sunday, December 01, 2013

Until We Learn to Surrender

author's note:

To be honest, though I've sometimes been called a knit wit, I can't actually knit.


I've found a way to trick myself:

I've knitted a blanket
with such big loops
as to leave myself accessible
to probing fingertips

but because the yarn covers me
I still feel protected.

I believe this stratagem
could actually ease tensions
all over our planet:

we could allow ourselves to be open
while maintaining a sense of security--!--

however, it'd only be a temporary measure:

a way for us to feel safe
until we can finally accept
that any attempt at defense
has too many holes
to truly be effective...

© 2013, Michael R. Patton
Glorious Tedious Transformation

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