Down at essence center core
Remember what you came for
Beneath chatter running about
Quiet simplicity wants to shout

Artists work reduce refine
A grand epic to a line
One brush stroke a simple word
Enduring for all who heard

Truth is simple without noise
Emerges out of your poise
Natural shapes you can see
Open heart frees you to be

Everyday pleasure grist of life
Satisfying little strife
Complexity much to do
Then get older wiser too

Eating laughing sunset’s delight
Communing makes your life bright
Encouragement wisp of touch
Smile teardrop hug says much

Effortless blissful states
Wisdom an abundant plate
Boundless pleasures many free
Slow don’t try just love and be

Are you taking enough time to enjoy simple pleasures?

How can you engage in a daily simple pleasure and what is today’s?

– Stewart Levine ©

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