Being Present on an Early Spring Morning

when you hear birds sing
in springtime morning sunshine
your soul rejoices
and dances in holy celebration

give in, celebrate, be filled
with laughter, happiness, peace
close your eyes, sit without expectation
receive what is freely given

now, pass it on
give to someone you meet
this unexpected gift of peace
in so doing, you are filled once again

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About Don Iannone

Don Iannone is a poet, writer, teacher and photographer who lives in the Greater Cleveland area. He has worked in the economic development field for over 35 years. Don is the author of three poetry books and five photography books. He is working on a short book of photographs and poems about human trafficking. This work was exhibited at six venues in Ohio. Don holds an M.A. degree in Art and Consciousness Studies from the University of Philosophical Research in Los Angeles, where he teaches writing. His educational background also includes studies in Anthropology, Photography, Organizational Behavior, and Economic Development. Don’s website: http://www.donaldiannone.com Wisdom Work Press: https://wisdomworkpress.wordpress.com

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