Monday, March 15, 2010

There's a space at the bottom of an exhale,
 a little hitch 
between taking in and letting out 
that's a perfect zero you can go into. 
There's a rest point between
 the heart's muscle's close and open 
- an instant of keenest living 
when you're momentarily dead. 
You can rest there.
~  Mary Karr