Posts by bradbuchanan

Keeping and Letting Go

By on Sep 12, 2011 in Poetry | Comments Off

Let go of everything but the baby. Keep what needs you; the rest will keep. Let go of meaning, time, and money — keep the soft currency of sleep. Let go of jobs, hobbies and any keepsakes with an expensive shape. Let go of friends, ambitions, and worry. Keep your left hand free to wipe. Let go of music, museums, and history; keeping her close is your only hope. Let going wait until she’s ready — keep disappointing the urge to grow up.   Passion...

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