Advice to Poets
Simplify. Clarify. Vivify.
Surprise your eyes. Break your heart open.
Look out! Here comes the Imperishable Light!
Accept no substitutes.
A cucumber shouldn't try to be a tomato.
Don't argue or mock. Unfurl like a rose.
Dose all your ills with laughter.
Go beyond! Go beyond!
We are all participants in the marvelous.