forsythia bright in my quarantine kitchen
blossoms have begun to fall
everything is temporary.
“Things falling apart is a kind of testing and also a kind of healing. We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again. It’s just like that. The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy.” – pema chodron
I find it simply impossible
to sit through
one single episode of
without tears rolling down my face
or to watch
one rerun of
without laughing out loud.
my daughters have said
that most of my own stories
end with me
either crying or laughing.
my heart is the real boss of me.
“Sometimes you have to take a break from being the kind of boss
that’s always trying to teach people things.
Sometimes you just have to be the boss of dancing.”
(Season 2, Episode 11) The Office – Michael Scott (Steve Carrell)
image credit: nbc tv/comedy central – the office