Go Slowly

Go slowly,
Breathe deeply
of life’s pleasures

Fill your mind
with stillness,
Bathe your body
with peace.

Be gentle with

Take small steps.
Be patient
with the world,
It knows the way.

You are just passing by.

Pheme Glass is a native of Cookstown, County Tyrone, and now lives in Oamah. This poem is from her collection Seeds of Memory, published in 2013. The final part of her historical trilogy The Blossom and the Bole launches on the 24th of November.

Photo of Cuilcagh Boardwalk by the Fermanagh Herald


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