223: Instead of Spending All Our Money

I’d like to buy a fig tree for the living room,

a cardigan for the plane,

new prints for the walls

We’ve talked about buying herbs

for the window box,

a bigger rug, another set of sheets.

You’d like to buy a bag for your bike

and everyone could always use

a new pair of tennis shoes.

But we are not in a season of more.

We are in a season of This is enough

and Isn’t it lovely? So I tuck want

in my back pocket and invite

gratitude to dance.

We trip over each other’s feet a lot,

because want keeps asking to step in,

but eventually gratitude and I find our rhythm.

The song is called “Tell Me Something Good,”

and at the end of the night

we say to each other

This was lovely.

Let’s do it again soon.



Written by Sarah A. Speed // Writing the Good

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