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March 24, 2014

Death & Life in a Yoga Pose. ~ Michael Mark {Poem}

moi in savasana

Savasana!

Lay my body down.

Make me one with the Earth.

 

After feeding me with harvests,

holding me with gravity,

washing me in rivers,

cooling me with winds,

still I doubt the Mother.

 

Savasana!

Plant in me your stillness

to know

no end, no beginning, no moment,

 

only flowing.

 

Savasana!

Grey-bearded, fresh-eyed, frail-boned, smooth-skinned,

fading, radiant, teacher of life!

 

Precious pose of the Corpse—open me!

 

 

 

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Editor: Bryonie Wise

Photo: elephant archives

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