Will you join me on this quest-
this lifelong quest to be real?

First there’s prayer-
they teach you ritual words
and say you can shape things
like life with them.

Then spells come to you-
you cross your fingers
and repeat your wish three times
and maybe sometimes you get a bike.

Finally, there’s meditation-
sitting in silence for hours
you finally know all efforts are like
and you were real all along.


About janemwoodman

Singer, writer, restaurant reviewer, urban farmer, devoted lover of my husband....old and getting happier all the time.
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