AILMENT: in need of major uplifting and a wish for general happiness about the world
SYMPTOMS: strong need to feel connected to positive attitudes and know that they are loved
SHIPPING ADDRESS: Pxxxxx, IL
Rx: The Long and Short of It, by W.S. Merwin, "As long as we can believe anything/we believe in measure/we do it with the first breath we take/and the first sound we make..."
Directions: Face one another; Read poem 1x each out loud 1x nightly for 1 week; At noon on 7th day, find each other and read 1x together; Repeat as necessary until love comes through as daily rhythm .
BEFORE READING THIS POEM: rest well the mind, the heart; channel daily rhythms: heart-beats, footsteps, day light, darkness, love. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS: increased awareness of daily inner rhythms; strong pull toward oceans, lakes, and fields; heightened sense of love, warmth, and support from those who love you. CAUTIONS: abstain from all business-related concerns while reading poem; poem may cause renewed desire to live in the present moment. OVERDOSE: unlikely IN CASE OF EMERGENCY: contact each other immediately for comfort and joy; have faith in windows, birds, and beauty in the everyday patterns. YOU ARE LOVED.