by Alice B. Clagett
I used to think that other people's thoughts--
dark thoughts, or sad, thoughts laden with desire,
gyres of the world as it used to be--
had power over me.
But now I think they're like air, like wind,
which, when it grows too strong, what do I do?
Seek shelter in a quiet place.
--a gift from Alice B. Clagett, January 4, 2012
photo by Alice B. Clagett, 2012
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