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The Gathering

We have to be careful about our gathering days.
The days full of flowers and loved ones
Around your neck and in your being.
Those flowers will feel far away some days, loved ones lost in clouds.
And then you'll wish every day could be a gathering day.

But how astonishing is it the there's anything to gather at all, ever?
It let's you gather,
And then not,
And then get better.

Take precaution in your idea of what that day will look like.
And it's there, it's always there,
Everyday is always there for the gathering.

Copyright © Matt Caliri

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  1. Date: 10/11/2011 11:42:00 AM
    than do not gather the flowers and let them live that you would give, and all rhyme and life's happenings have reason, whether they be good or bad. free will? imagine God looking down at the chain of events we cause[perpetual (? spelling)} may the circle be unbroken brother, by and by lord, by and by, let us gather. Love your writing, I read but have never commented I o not believe, have I? Lucinda re: Journey