Could the unifying factor be that I’m in crazy in love with each of these magnificent souls? And since it’s easy to love people we don’t know, such as artists, entertainers and such…this poem is the call to awareness of the unloved parts of ourselves…and others… that just need a little bit of light.
I wonder what would happen if
I treated everyone like I was in love
with them, whether I like them or not
and whether they respond or not and no matter
what they say or do to me and even if I see
things in them which are ugly twisted petty
cruel vain deceitful indifferent, just accept
all that and turn my attention to some small
weak tender hidden part and keep my eyes on
that until it shines like a beam of light
like a bonfire I can warm my hands by and trust
it to burn away all the waste which is not
never was my business to meddle with.
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