Sunday, January 03, 2010

If To Say It Once



If to say it once
And once only, then still
To say: Yes.

And say it complete,
Say it as if the word
Filled the whole moment
With its absolute saying.

Later for "but,"
Later for "if."

Now
Only the single syllable
That is the beloved,
That is the world.

~ Gregory Orr ~

(How Beautiful the Beloved)

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