Milou and Olin
"I’m trying to love people because they exist
and not because of what they can do for me."
Emery Allen (via
"I have always loved the gaps, the spaces between things, as much as the things. I love staring, pondering, mulling, puttering. I love the times when someone or something is late—there’s that rich possibility of noticing more, in the meantime…Poetry calls us to pause. There is so much we overlook, while the abundance around us continues to shimmer, on its own."
Naomi Shihab Nye, from