Tag Archives: Breath

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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BLOW TO MAKE A SOUND

Blow to make a sound. Cover the holes to make it smooth and sweet and round. Tap foot, keep time, hold heart and mind more deep than worded reason or its clever rhyme. Without wry shapes of face or mouth, … Continue reading

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THE DEVIL CANNOT BUY YOUR SOUL

The devil cannot buy your soul. It’s only you can sell it. And if you do, don’t then dare lie– at least, don’t lie to you— your story’s writ it’s best you own it, don’t condone it– scrape any honor … Continue reading

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