Solidify Before You Fly by Eva Kroes (Netherlands)

Via The Poetry of Yoga
on Nov 8, 2011
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By Eva Kroes (Netherlands)

Solidify Before You Fly


Unraveling this mystery of me
Is a truthful undertaking
Rising to my root
To travel the core beyond my creation

Nothing to lose but the way that I was
Lying dead on the road ahead

I seem a renegade rafter
In a time long last and before

Cutting between
The self sovereign
And the self less necessity

Tasting my tongue still to touch on the tissues of matter
Solidify before I fly

Rooting to rise
To ripen before
I fall

Becoming the seed of life sustaining it all


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Over the next week, The Poetry of Yoga is releasing 1 poem a day from a published author in the Volume 1 Book.  Each author featured is hosting a release event for the book.  This 5th poem in the series by Eva Kroes coincides with the book release she is organizing in the Netherlands:


A Unique Yoga, Poetry and Music Experience will be led by Eva Kroes at Delight Yoga, Weteringschans 53, 1017 RW, Amsterdam, on 11.11.11 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  For details, go to



About The Poetry of Yoga

Two Volumes in Two Years... 300+ yogi poets from 19 countries!... The Poetry Of Yoga, is a massive undertaking of contemporary yogic poetry compiled and edited by yogi and spoken word poet HawaH. The first volume was released on 11.11.11 and the second volume on 12.12.12. Each volume serendipitously contains 333 pages of heart-wrenching poetry. The work was gathered from over 2,000 pages of online submissions. The Poetry Of Yoga is a modern day renaissance of Hafiz, Mirabai, and Rumi. It is an important platform for a new body of work that serves to expand the literary tradition of yoga to include the cultural perspective of the 21st century. The books are also simultaneously raising money for a non-profit organization, One Common Unity. Featured writers in the book include: Rod Stryker, Lilias Folan, Krishna Das, Sharon Gannon, Seane Corn, Joseph Goldstein, Sianna Sherman, Judith Lasater, Aadil Palkhivala, Douglas Brooks, MC Yogi, Chuck Miller, Shiva Rea, Erich Schiffman, Swami Ramananda, Doug Swenson, Leza Lowitz, Michael Stone, Ana Forrest, Tias Little, Angela Farmer, Dave Stringer and many more.


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