Poem by Jack Kerouac

The world you see is just a movie in your mind. 
Rocks dont see it. 
Bless and sit down. 
Forgive and forget. 
Practice kindness all day to everybody 
and you will realize you’re already 
in heaven now. 
That’s the story. 
That’s the message. 
Nobody understands it, 
nobody listens, they’re 
all running around like chickens with heads cut 
off. I will try to teach it but it will 
be in vain, s’why I’ll 
end up in a shack 
praying and being 
cool and singing 
by my woodstove 
making pancakes.

I read this poem today and enjoyed it thoroughly. I’m usually not too interested in reading poetry but this really resonated with me and where I am in my life right now.

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