Miss Early Bird is about to get serious about poetry, people. A few poetry pieces are in the works, to be unveiled next month. You can sign up to receive new posts via email so that you do not miss any Poet Moments.
I exist as I am, that is enough,
If no other in the world be aware I sit content,
And if each and all be aware I sit content.
One world is aware and by far the largest to me, and that is
And whether I come to my own to-day or in ten thousand or
ten million years,
I can cheerfully take it now, or with equal cheerfulness I can
These verses provide comfort. Walt is telling us: If everyone knows you or no one knows you, that is okay. You can figure out “life” today or tomorrow or never. That is okay too. He captures in poetry what Bob Marley sang about in Three Little Birds. Every Little Thing is Gonna Be All Right.
Do you have a favorite poem or verse? What is it and what does it mean to you?