Bending into Pigeon Pose under Moon’s Afterglow. {Poem}

Via on Nov 23, 2013

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On this blue sky morning,

moon like a marble boulder

half-exposed in cool river waters,
she glides toward the horizon,
hovering in between the fullness of a redwood and
the stark branches of a zelkova.

Exquisite in morning’s afterglow
from a night spent
lighting the way for us,
pulling back the tide
exposing
our delicate underbellies,
before
the tide rolls in again,

on this late-autumn mid-morning,
when I am
in middle of pigeon pose,
I pause:

breathe in,
breathe out,
breathe in,

holding space for my wandering thoughts,
let them unfold,
as I sink into pigeon,

before I take flight.

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About Jessie Wright

Jes Wright loves being barefoot and finding nature in the most urban of urban spaces. She loves the feel of paints just as much as pens, and has finally realized that she's an Artist after trying to hide it for too many years. Her writing may be found at Be You Media, on Facebook and Twitter.   P.S. Jes finally gathered all her poetry fluttering in the wind into her latest poetry book. It's available here.

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