Not By The Book

We humans

didn’t come with an instruction book

(though some have attempted to write one).

No manual tells us how to put ourselves together

or how to take ourselves apart

(though that’s been tried too).

Malfunctions arise. Breakdowns happen.

Sometimes there’s a refusal to start.

 Maybe we didn’t need a manual after all.

 The secret might lie in hands-on learning

and a willingness to notice, pause, and adjust.

                                                                                                          JDG

 

This entry was posted in poetry.

One comment on “Not By The Book

  1. Oh, when will that book be available? Please advise.

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