A Single Seed


The trick is to know what to discard,

for husks do not good bedfellows make.

A discerning mind will swallow only what is digestible,

tossing overboard what will only clog arteries

and disrupt metabolism

and consume energy needed elsewhere.

True sustenance requires dedication,

for only the heart of the matter

is worth cracking into.

Letting go means being willing to risk

relinquishing good for better,

and better for best.

Releasing is an act of faith –

for only empty hands can grasp good gifts,

only expectant hearts can recognize

the profundity of a single