David Whyte: Enough

Patra with island

Enough. These few words are enough.
If not these words, this breath.
If not this breath, this sitting here.
This opening to the life
We have refused
Again and again
Until now.
Until now.

I just learned of this poem by David Whyte. It seems perfectly written for the Patra Passage. Even the shape of the words form a bowl.


“Enough” from Where Many Rivers Meet by David Whyte © 1990

One comment on “David Whyte: Enough

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    francesca Fuller

    This poem really touched me and brought me forward. The photo and pot are the simplicity of perfect. Thank you all

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