Standing Backbend: A Yoga Poem.

Via Anne Falkowski
on Mar 10, 2013
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There is a city within my body
complete with noises,
angry motorists,
busy pedestrians,

this city is human
in both its dark and light,
day and night,
outside and inside,
sometimes softened
by the night air
where stars shine down
on me.

Come city
lift up your chin
gaze upwards
know that you too
have the same stars

The city never sleeps.

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Ed: Bryonie Wise


About Anne Falkowski

Anne Falkowski has been teaching and practicing yoga for over 15 years. Currently she is obsessed with Forrest Yoga and can't possibly relax her neck enough. She writes for her blog and owns a yoga studio in Connecticut. Contact her by email


3 Responses to “Standing Backbend: A Yoga Poem.”

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  2. Anne says:

    Thanks. Poetry is not usually my venue.

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