“Kitty O’Meara…offers us wisdom that can help during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. She is challenging us to grow—to look inside, to listen deeply, to allow ourselves to think differently, and ultimately, to create new ways of living on the planet."
– Deepak Chopra, MD, author, Metahuman
"An eloquent, heartwarming reflection that will resonate with generations to come. In a time when we all need to believe something good can come out of something so devastating, Kitty’s words give us pause and hope…this book offers the reader encouragement for a brighter tomorrow."
– Kate Winslet
“Thank you, Kitty O'Meara, for showing us promise amid the panic, and for pointing out that at this very moment, this very day, we can seize the opportunity to restore wholeness to our world."
– Sy Montgomery, bestselling author of The Good Good Pig and The Soul of an Octopus
“A stunning and peaceful offering of introspection and hope…a positive response to the global COVID-19 pandemic…effortlessly captivates…will open minds of all ages…the result is the feeling of an open heart.”
– The Children’s Book Review
“It captured the kind of optimism people need right now.”
– Esquire (UK)
“A poem by American writer Kitty O’Meara has deservedly gone viral.”
– Edinburgh Evening News
“One of the most popular pandemic poems to date was authored by Kitty O'Meara...”
– To the Best of Our Knowledge (NPR)
“A deeply reflective poem that offers a hopeful and helpful message for people of all ages during this challenging time.”
– Dr. Judy Ho, neuropsychologist, author, and television and podcast host
“Kitty O’Meara… captured the world’s attention with her poem…showing readers the ways that the stillness and quiet could heal.”
– Wisconsin State Journal
“It’s obvious why this meditative poem has resonated so deeply with people.”
– Book Riot
“A lovely take on our dealing with, and eventual recovery from, the COVID-19 pandemic”