Welling up to Eternal

Let the waters fill you to overflowing,
living springs that surprise you every time
with joy and a deep compassion toward yourself.

Let this peace rest on your head
like a patriarch’s hand in blessing
as I anoint you daughter, I anoint you son.

Let these springs welling up to eternal
fill every dryness in your person,
as you drink and become the beauty.

 

View the painting that inspired the poem.


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