People of Chilmark, Thomas Hart Benton, 1920
Photo courtesy of Tess Kincaid
from the relevance of human experience
to the relativity of human endeavor
love defines everything, even hatred.
we need only to live its dimensions
through moments of our lives,
relative to the needs of ourselves
and of others.
Poem ©2011 R. Burnett Baker
Adapted from an essay titled "Breaking The Dynastic Cycle: China In An Interdependent World," by R. Baker, 1988, and
a comment by R. Baker 7-11-11 about love to a post titled "existence" by "citybouy".