Entry #7: I Want It All
the abstract part
What are we doing?
At any time, it's tough to know.
What am I?
What am I doing?
This dreary machine is bothering me,
My tick-tock and yours, the
There are Just so many, so
Many people doing this.
the urgent devotee
By the time I get to meditate it is usually about 9 pm and sometimes I fall
Asleep on the floor. My daughter hangs out with me and she also
Meditates. She stays awake but is not always so
The assignment to myself is,
Catch the cosmic fullness in the daytime.
Walking about, joking around, being a
Jerk, the daily business of
Life—making it count, each
If I can catch just little
Bits of it ... but I am
Greedy and I
In that joy and mess are my own glorious
Damage. I cannot help but
Wonder what Happiness those with
*"I want it all" ... a frequent answer to questions I present to my daughter that have a binary choice.