The Heart of the Matter
February 14, 2009

May I stay here forever
in this perfect place of peace with you --
the sacred space
between in breath and out,
the final coming home,
timeless moment before the need
for anything has risen,
Buddha enjoying his late afternoon nap
with no one around
to extract any meaning from it.
First, there is a breath,
then there is a second.
This is how I begin my
long walk with you by the water's edge,
cool white sand beneath both our feet.

Posted by Mitch Ditkoff at February 14, 2009 04:02 PM


hmmm.....that's interesting......i think i might be feeling a bit of jealousy..........

Posted by: sanfranciscojim1 [TypeKey Profile Page] at February 14, 2009 01:25 PM

i've heard that once between the in breath and the out breath, there is no need for a second breath.....

Posted by: sanfranciscojim1 [TypeKey Profile Page] at February 14, 2009 01:27 PM

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