Visual Meditation: Dropping Keys

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Dropping Keys

The small man
Builds cages for everyone
He
Knows.
While the sage,
Who has to duck his head
When the moon is low,
Keeps dropping keys all night long
For the
Beautiful
Rowdy
Prisoners.

-Hafiz

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(a simple meditation this week — photo is of a collection I have of old keys from Austria) 

-Christine Valters Paintner @ Abbey of the Arts

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6 Responses

  1. Christine, love the quote, and
    the keyhole size photo!

    “The earth has many keys,
    Where melody is not
    Is the unknown peninsula.
    Beauty is nature’s fact.”

    ~ Emily Dickinson

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