Saturday, December 14, 2013

Thich Nhat Hanh: "For Warmth"

I hold my face between my hands.
No, I am not crying.
I hold my face in my two hands
to keep the loneliness warm
two hands protecting,
two hands nourishing,
two hands preventing
my soul from leaving me
in anger.

"For Warmth" by Thich Nhat Hanh, from Call Me by My True Names: The Collected Poems of Thich Nhat Hanh. © Parallax Press, 1999.

Photography credit: Untitled image by unknown photographer found at this link (originally color).


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