OT - A poem to cheer you in pandemic times

My daughter sent me this poem today. I thought that it might make everyone feel a little better in the midst of all this lockdown. Very OT and no need to respond on the board.
Saul

I will learn from my cat.
Stare wide eyed
Out the window
On hind legs,
Front paws and nose pressed against the glass
And marvel,
And sleep free of worry,
Peacefully,
And full of contentment
In the sunshine,
And no longer fill my heart with fears of the unknown
Because life is too short to be wasted
And I want to treasure each moment,
Each light, each sound, each color,
Each shadow, each smell, each movement,
Each breeze, each warmth, each coolness
And the beautiful rainbow
Of a sunshower,
And at 6pm,
At the sight of the yellow glow
Filling the world
Amidst the rain pattering at my window,
Drop my wooden spatula,
Turn off the stove,
Run downstairs and straight out the door,
And dance with my hands up and outstretched
In the rain
Because I am so blessed by the world
For each and every moment,
Each light, each sound, each color,
Each shadow, each smell, each movement,
Each breeze, each warmth, each coolness.
And each beautiful rainbow and sun shower
And because of that
The love that fills me is overbrimming
And pours over
Into happiness, wonder and glow.
That
Is what she taught me.

by Sadie Rachel Rosenthal Apr 20, 2020

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