Mark Nepo Poems – Reduced to Joy Book
Poetry can express our deepest longings and help us with our toughest struggles. These favorites from Mark Nepo's Reduced to Joy can change how you approach the challenge of any day.
By Mark Nepo
Original Content | October 21, 2013
Sometimes I move so fast it hurts.
Though the things coming at me
are not moving at all.
They are soft and inviting. It's
approaching them as if they will
vanish that makes them sharp.
Running into any point
makes it a knife.
— Mark Nepo
Excerpted from Reduced to Joy by Mark Nepo.