{Poem} Questions and Answers


How can we have the answers

        if we do not have the Question?

How can we have the question 

         if there is too much noise to hear it?

How can we hear anything

          if we never become Quiet?




the question comes

                   Quieter still

 the answers all around us

reflections on getting quiet in Sit Spot each day.  Photo of Redwoods in Armstrong Woods, CA