Tag Archives: Breath

EVERYTHING NEEDING DONE IN ONE SWIFT MOMENT

Every single little thingand big thinglooming, pounding, festeringneeding donein one swift moment. . . this life, this breatheach is a giftthat, in itself,needs no bettering. . . so, be still,or move,however you can find the love,the joy, the fun– and … Continue reading

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SAVOR THIS

Savor that taste. . . that breath. . . that cheering beam of light. . . there is no knowing beyond that. . . Some more may come, for you to see– but looms too the possibility that before or … Continue reading

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THANK GOD FOR BREATH

Thank God for breath, and for disasters, the most forceful askers which bid us now step up our game. . . Thank God for sweat, for air, for masks, and bicycles. When normal daily acts of ease have turned quite … Continue reading

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LET SUN AND BREATH BE

Let sun and breath be. Let them in when it is time. Let them leave when it is time. Let dirt and weeds be. Let them be just where they are. Their special nourishment and beauty is meant to rule … Continue reading

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THOSE LITTLE THINGS YOU DO

Stare them in the face. . . all those little things you find yourself too often doing, that don’t help get you where you wish so bad to be , but which take you to some other, lesser, crummy or … Continue reading

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ONE, TWO, THREE. . . AN ETERNITY

ONE, TWO, THREE. . . AN ETERNITY One, two, three, an eternity. . . it’s sink or swim if you refuse to sink in to what it’s like to be in your one and only body. . . your life … Continue reading

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A BREATH OF MUSIC FROM UP HIGH

Birdsong unraveling like a sweet, shrill piece of spiral tape confetti bursting from a paper bottle party favor in the bright spring air.

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TO WAIT

To wait upon is not the same as, in the grander scheme, to serve. But, to serve anyone or anything, one must have power to wait. To change your rhythm, or perhaps sometimes, stop in your tracks, no matter how … Continue reading

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THE VALUE OF A BREATH

One breath is like the picture worth a thousand words. . . Of which, perhaps, you’ve heard. . . The latter snapped or brushed or else some such, can show so very many things in texture, shape, relationship, and living … Continue reading

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WINTER SLEEP CALLS

Sleep calls. Habits, shapes of rabbits, by wry coincidence, seen in the ceIling cracks or walls. . . Shadows beckon of next spring, while we are still here wintering, in hopes our next snowflake to glance, to lick, our next … Continue reading

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