Time to Spare

In my spare time,
I used to write poetry
and draw trees
and jingle-jangle on the piano
and walk by rivers
and take deep breaths
each one a glorious plunge
into the infinite mercy
of just being.

And, then, one day
I awoke and remembered
that I had no more time to spare
only time to spend
writing poetry
drawing trees
jingling and jangling on the piano
walking by rivers
taking deep breaths
plunging into the infinite mercy
of being

~ Poem and Drawing by Mary Byrne Hoffmann who is enjoying spending time drawing trees and writing poetry~