Universal Plan

A few weeks ago, I had the gift of thinking about my mortality. The doctor found a lump in my breast.  A sonogram didn’t rule out cancer so biopsies were scheduled. In the days waiting for results, I let myself wonder what if my plans for a long, healthy life didn’t come true. Luckily, all is well, no cancer. But, it was valuable to me to give up the assumption of a long life and to think about how my life, not matter the length, might contribute to good. Ponder the poem.
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Universal Plan

Where I get the news
does not change the news
so I will be at work
putting good into the world
for as long as I can put good
into the world
and if my trajectory on this plane
veers off sooner than my plan
then I will come into line
with the universal plan
and leave behind poems
and leave behind love
that will continue beyond me
to put good into the world.


About createthedawn

Dawn’s calling is for her poetry to make our world a positive place. She believes in the power of poetry to process, to focus, to align, and to find our way to happiness and fulfillment. Thus, her pen-name is CreatetheDawn. Follow Dawn's work on this blog and in her books to help fill your world with wit, wisdom, and wonder.
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