Grace gives me a day too beautiful
I had thought to stay indoors
and yet washing my dishes
straightening the shelves
finally throwing out the wilted onions
shrunken garlic cloves
I discover
I am happy
to be inside
looking out.
This, I think,
is wealth.
Just this choosing
of how
a beautiful day
is spent.

- Alice Walker


  1. That's beautiful.

    I actually thought you had written this last
    night while you were doing the house cleaning for Easter.

    Happy to be inside looking out huh? :)

  2. that is a very inspiring poem, thanks for sharing it!


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