Dear Non Deity Who is nonetheless unfamiliar And familiar both Open receptive Not even a little mundane Dear I don’t like The word spirit Do you? It’s too Much like spirit And those too sweet Native American clove cigarettes. Dear what word can we use That will make us happy enough Dear Wily Cantalopes Dear Unknown Centers As well as Edges Dear I have a soft spot for Tillie Dear Tillie we always need one all of us do New Year ok I have no choice but to ask for help without beseeching pleading help for life that is not more but less. chaotic. frantic. seeking. looking. This year we will all have another chance another opportunity more days to imagine less. 365 more days give or take a few to pay attention to walk more slowly to try less hard to learn what kindness means to say I love you.