Mountain Dreamer

I read a few of my old blog posts today and came across this poem. I like it now even more than I did last November, so I’m sharing it with you again.

Living Life Fully

I found this beautiful prose-poem just now. I don’t completely agree with all of this but most of it I love.

It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing.

It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for your dream, for the adventure of being alive.

It doesn’t interest me what planets are squaring your moon. I want to know if you have touched the center of your own sorrow, if you have been opened by life’s betrayals or have become shriveled and closed from fear of further pain. I want to know if you can sit with pain, mine or your own, without moving to hide it or fade it or fix it. I…

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