“To hold, you must first open your hand. Let go”. Lao Tzu

http://sillysutras.com/surrender-quotes/

 

SURRENDER

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Nightfall, Dalat, Vietnam

Dusk slides down the gullet,
is devoured whole
by the mouth of transience,
does not exist:
the day, requited,
is clasped by ebony fingers,
surrenders smooth to waiting dark.

David Adès

http://friendlystreetpoets.org.au/?page_id=155

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