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Asking the Dark

“How long does heartache last,” she asked the dark new Moon, with wide eyes staring incredulously at her broken-open heart. They quietly sat together in the pin-pricked dark, her and the dark Moon. The Moon smiled softly, “Your ache is the primordial ache of your own perceived separateness from Source. My darling, fully drink your…

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She Speaks

Radiant Mother Nature sits beside meunder an immense tree.She has a message for me. Her lips part, but instead of words I hear:Warbling bird song.Ocean waves against a shore.Rain falling on earth.Gurgling rivers.Wind rustling through tree leaves. I listen even closer.I can hear:Ants walking on soil.Grass growing.Leaves transforming sunlight. I listen even closer.I can hear:My…

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Rain Lullaby

Rain wraps itself around us, Low grey clouds thick garments for the hills that welcome the adornment. Water from the sky meets water on the earth, sweet raindrops losing themselves in salty seas. I lose myself in soothing melodies on corrugated iron. Tiny percussionists, their single beat, an essential part of this symphony, this liquid…

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Heart Art

Shed your armour Leave it at the door It becomes you no more The pain you hide from keeps knocking at your door All that energy spent keeping it at bay So it doesn’t have its say You scream, go away But maybe one day Perhaps you’ll say, ok the pain can stay And have…

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The Body is Innocent

Can you love your bodythe way you loveyour own child,your pet,your morning coffee?Can you love your bodyas you would aglorious sunset ormagnificent moonrise?Drop your wardrobeof judgement and shame.Gaze upon the pure innocence of form.This ‘bodying’, continuouslyshifting, moving, growing.Cells living and dying in each moment.Step into delicious joyous deliciousness.Explore physical yumminess.Notice the wisdom of the body.Connect…

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Wind Swept

Today I was ravaged. The wind took any semblance I had of poetry, and flung it into disarray. Words were whipped from my lips, scattered across a near-gale-gusts buffeted landscape. Ideas from my mind stolen by torrents of air, thrown into chaos before they could fully form. Telephone wires hummed, as God’s fingers plucked at…

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All the Times

For all the times I havesold my sex in the pursuitof feeding my ego mind.For all the times I have used it asa balm for the unloveable wound. I now offer my sex to the Divine.I allow the Gods and Goddessesto ravish me.To take my wet, juicy,pulsing sacrifice.For I am I child of sex.I am…

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Body Speaks to Mind

I want to dance more.Feel the movement of our spine, our hips.I want to walk moreswim more,sing more, breathe deeper. Feed me better.Give me more water.Both in me and around me.Remember, I am your temple.Come.Feel me.All of me.Touch me more, get others to touch me more.Touch, taste, hear, smell, see,all of these are because of…

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Encore

You play the role of sacred witnessto all the parts of me thatClamour and clamber to the surfaceDesperate to be seenYou are the most gracious of audiencesYour gaze attentiveAs each role unfurls before youDemanding attention akinto all three year oldsMommy/Daddy, look at me, look at meAnd you lovingly embrace my totalityWith a standing ovationThrowing rosesSmiling…

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Why

The why is not so important To find answers to the mysteries of our lives That may or may not simply naturally reveal themselves We can but hold ourselves gently Constant searching for something that will explain why we feel or perceive a certain way An endless feast for an insatiable mind Heartache doesn’t need…

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