Purple's Platitudes

nothing but words …

lessons for a young grasshopper

25 July 2013


lessons for a young grasshopper


Just how much silence

must I have before I can

finally begin to hear?


Listening is not

what we can hear, as much as

it’s how we pay attention.


And how do I learn

to pay attention like you,

when all I hear is just noise?


The noise is within,

so try shutting up for once

listen twice, speak once, that’s all.


25 July, 2013 - Posted by | Poetry | , ,

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