turning the corner

Some shed surface,
some knot that is untangled,
some thought we can dismiss,
a way of looking
that distorts the world
we can relinquish
and let a liquid washing through of light
leave us ready
to turn the corner
look at the unknown
as though it were a friend of ours
wearing a fresh hat,
imperfect as yesterday,
offering us tea
and the wise choice
we couldn’t make before.

Tanya Coburn

I’m reading the poem here (a couple of times)

5 thoughts on “turning the corner”

  1. Thank you dear Tanya. I am glad you are writing & sharing, beautiful & a big plus to read it as well. Encore xx eve

    Sent from my iPhone

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  2. Wonderful!
    Especially hearing you read it in your beautiful voice, thank you.
    Susan x

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