Inside of Me – Poem

starInside of me, and each of us,
Is a craftsman, a poet and a scientist.
A willer, a feeler and a thinker.
A runner, a lover and a mathematician.

And each aspect beautiful in its own right:
The dancer alive on the dance floor;
The singer lost in emotion;
The historian lost in a book.

Three paths to bliss have I
And three paths to freedom.

And each man in me needs equal energy
Lest my being become unsteady.

The scientist with no heart is an evil villain;
The poet alone will starve to death
And the craftsman needs beauty to build.

The artistry of the heart
Brings compassion to head and hands

And allows me

To be



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