A Quiet Prayer


It doesn’t have to be
the blue iris, it could be
weeds in a vacant lot, or a few
small stones; just
pay attention, then patch

a few words together and don’t try
to make them elaborate, this isn’t 
a contest but the doorway

into thanks, and a silence in which
another voice may speak

~Mary Oliver~

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6 Responses to A Quiet Prayer

  1. carol Jennings says:

    beautiful photo Suellen and lovely poem,

  2. Another bulls eye for me. How do you know?
    ditto on the great photo!

  3. eof737 says:

    What a beautiful prayer… I love Mary’s poetry… 😉

  4. Suellen, lovely post all the way around! Margie

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