THE PRACTICE OF SILENCE

Sacred hindu syllable Aum (Om) in Devanagari s...

Sacred hindu syllable Aum (Om) in Devanagari script. SVG version of Image:Aum.png. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In a car with teenagers and a driver with a bad temper I propose a detour.
But no.
Everyone has their Ego;
Each one an agenda.
I chant my Mantra.
Quiet tears express silent anger,
While I say the words over and over;
Etched on my tongue, forever.

© Millicent Danker
4 September 1999

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