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“.. the dolphins stitch sky to sea.”
“It's a hard time to be human. We know too much and too little.”
“And yet, wouldn't it be welcome / at the end of each ordinary day? / The audience could be small, / the theater modest. Folding chairs / in a church basement would do. / But a short burst of applause / that you got up that morning / and, one way or another / made it through the day.”
Ellen Bass, U.S. poet, educator