Just a single grain

begging bowl

I come with begging bowl in hand…

Have you any nourishment for me today?

Soon I will be out of breath

and out of life,

but for your favour.

Now, you give me…

Just a single grain?

Ah, I see…

within it contained,

the whole universe…

The Whole Universe.



4 Responses

  1. Nicky says:

    Beautiful poem…really reached my heart on a deeper understanding

  2. valeri says:

    Enjoyed your poem. Thank you for sharing.

  3. Yollana, I simply breathe more deeply when I read your poetry. Thank you for the gift you have sent my way. They are always serendipitous and lovingly received.

  4. yollana says:

    Nicky, Valerie, Ivonne…

    Thank you.

    Love Yollana

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