What it is

rainbow1Friends often tell me that I say, “It is what it is.” I love this poem by Erich Fried because it shows us there are two ways of looking at the world, one through our ego and one through the eyes of love. I hope you enjoy it!

What it is by Erich Fried

It is nonsense
says reason
It is what it is
says love

It is calamity
says calculation
It is nothing but pain
says fear
It is hopeless
says insight
It is what it is
says love

It is ludicrous
says pride
It is foolish
says caution
It is impossible
says experience
It is what it is
says love

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