I like this poem because it captures the state of presence, stillness, centeredness, calm loving-attention, and the fullness of spirit in ordinary moments and actions.
I'm near the window with coffee,
and the usual early morning stuff
that passes for thought.
walking up the road
to deliver the newspaper.
and one boy has a bag over his shoulder.
They are so happy
they aren't saying anything, these boys.
each other's arm.
It's early in the morning,
and they are doing this thing together.
The sky is taking on light,
though the moon still hangs pale over the water.
death and ambition, even love,
doesn't enter into this.
unexpectedly. And goes beyond, really,
any early morning talk about it.