A Poem from Joan’s Garden

A Poem from Joan’s Garden

How startled I was by the tulips –
Layers of exuberant petals
Bending low
Bowing low
Lifting our meditation with a crimson song.
My heart careened into ecstatic melody
And my mind into smiling smiles –
A divine vision
Ingeniously supported by
A determined role of tape.

– Joan Hooper.
(Submitted by the Sri Chinmoy Centre of Kingston, Canada, on behalf of our dear sister Joan)

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