How are you doing?
Here is an oldie from 2011.
It's not in a book. Not sure if it's been online before.
Anthony J. Langford
You think you might feel it ‘in the air’
But it’s inside you
A part of your intuition
Your senses vigilant
On all that you connect with.
Though it may originate in your conscious
Your entire body bristles
Flesh and stars interlaced
You understand the universe
A prior calling
Some may define this as destiny
But you know it’s more
A merging of the world and you
The way it should be.
Yet it’s also ominous
What if it doesn’t last?
And you’re back to where you were before
Stumbling in convoluted circles
Without knowing it.
Yet, you are aware of the drifting
It can never be how it was
Because a little knowledge can be a bad thing.
And if it were to all disappear
You are still left with something
Because while they say it’s better to have lost
Than the other thing,
You’re not convinced.
Ignorance is indeed contentment.
And the very thing that arms you
Also makes you vulnerable.
So you go forward with diligence
As it is impossible to go back.
This is the way it should be
Even if it is drenched with the
Fear of the Known.
|Contentment by Maxfield Parrish 1927|