the moment of poetry ~mark nepo

When the sweet ache of being alive,

lodged between who you are

and who you will be,

is awakened,

befriend this moment.

It will guide you.

Its sweetness is what holds you.

Its ache is what moves you on.

~Mark Nepo, Three Intentions blog, 9/17/12

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