Other People's Thoughts
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

from "The Chalice and the Crucible"   Site home page: 2U3D

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