Listen Closely – Speak Softly

LISTEN CLOSELY – SPEAK SOFTLY

a poem

. . .

Listen closely.

For greatness may be

quietly calling your name.

. . .

Speak softly.

For opportunity could be softly

knocking, waiting for you to let her in.

. . .

Take care to speak softly and listen closely,

That thunder of applause may be meant for you.

For the universe is patiently awaiting your arrival

with the open arms of a welcoming spirit.

. . .

Listen closely – speak softly,

you will see that you are admired,

you are appreciated, and you are loved.

I am happy you are here.

. . .

Daniel Jacobs

2007