waking up

today, like every other day

we wake up empty & frightened.

don't open the door to the study and begin reading.

take down a musical instrument

let the beauty we love be what we do.

there are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.

the breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you.

don't got back to sleep

you must ask for what you really want

don't go back to sleep.

people are going back and forth across the doorsill

where the two worlds touch

The door is round and open

Don't go back to sleep

 - Rumi