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You better believe
So tell that to yourself
when you meet a slap with your upturned hand.
Go out to the river and talk to her-
you'll find she understands.
Hold a polished pebble in your palm
and you'll feel there is less cause for alarm
because there is a river within us
that is running freely,
smoothing off our edges.
There is a willow by that river
that bends and does not break.
In the storm
you'll find you're resilient and then
you'll learn to breathe, you'll learn to breathe again
and hold the minute in your palm
and let change flow in