LANDLOCKED IN FUR
I was meditating with my cat the other day
and all of a sudden she shouted,
I knew exactly what she meant, but encouraged
her to say more -- feeling that if she got it all out on the table
she would sleep better that night.
So I responded, "Tell me more, dear,"
and she soulfully meowed,
"Well, I was mingled with the sky. I was comets
whizzing here and there. I was suns in heat -- hell, I was
galaxies. But now look -- I am
landlocked in fur."
To this I said, "I know exactly what
What to say about conversation
From Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West
"If you want something to be different than it is, you might as well teach a cat to bark. You can try and try, and in the end the cat will look up at you and say, 'Meow.' Wanting something to be different than it is hopeless." ~Byron Katie