Thursday, February 23, 2012

words do not come

words do not come
there is no need for profound utterances or
deep truths
here is an ordinary evening
why spoil it with dramatic overstatement

the silence amidst the noise
the gem at the core 
of every experience
is polished by simple attention
into shining magnificence

~ Nirmala
from Gifts with no Giver: A Love affair with Truth