Two Poems for The Day

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Two Poems for The Day




The One Thing That Happened and the Billion Things That Never Happened

I am open mouthed
A hole
So wide
I could swallow the world

Everything taken
Given up
To God

I can only sit here
Rent
Mercy surrounds me in every breath


What I can never understand?

How?
The impossibility of my life.
Nothing protected me from this.
All I can say
Is I love you


Image: A Sino-Arabic Calligraphy Panel by Yusuf Chen Jinhui