Can You Hear the Silence? {Poem}

Via on Oct 12, 2013

Your path, Your destiny

 

Expansive,
Limitless
Void of boundaries,
Silence speaks to me
In volumes.

Never too loud
Always at the perfect pitch,
Silence soothes me.

An unquiet mind
Prone to heightened sensitivity
In requisite moments of quiet
I invite tranquility to find me.

Eyes closed,
Lips slightly apart
Tongue touching the roof of my mouth,
Silence takes me on an unplanned journey
Surprising me along the path.

Jamaica,
New York,
My father.

Holding my hand
We proceed to
My roaring belly
An arbitrary comment made by a person
Whose name now escapes me.

Swoosh, swoosh, swoosh,
Beckon the dried fallen leaves
As my feet sweep them apart,
To reveal
My path,
My destiny.

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Ed: Bryonie Wise

About Nadine McNeil

Yogini. Humanitarian. Spirited. Compassionate. Storyteller. All of these words conjure up aspects that make Nadine McNeil the person she aspires to be: an evolutionary catalyst committed to global transformation. Now fully devoted to expanding the reach of yoga through what she refers to as the “democratization of yoga,” she designs and delivers workshops to a wide cross-section of communities who ordinarily may not be exposed to nor reap its benefits.To join her mailing list and to learn more about her work and receive special offers, please click here.

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