Tagged: rest

pardon, let me park

pardon, let me park
my brain here, turn off the engine
of thoughts, or even

just let it, god-forbid, idle –
yes, for longer than five minutes
.
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january is

january is
pacing oneself between the
unexpected sprints
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: unexpected

allow us to spend

allow us to spend
a bit of the day counting
sheep, for a fixed peace
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: sheep

even at rest, we

on the seventh

on the seventh
anniversary of your
death, i announce
it the way one
notes it’s saturday,
close my heart
off for the rest
of the day, tune
in to everything
so there is no room
for the hunter
.
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i don’t know what i

i don’t know what i
am doing on my best days,
let alone the rest –
sleep is always over-
or underrated and never
quite the solution
.
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while the gears

while the gears
are still
turning, your
thoughts are
locked into
my thoughts
like balanced
forces, equal
in size and
opposite in
direction, holding
us momentarily
at rest
.
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y

we are charged

we are charged
with the need to have
arrived, ready
to cast off our
heavy coats, lay
aside our
worn shoes
.
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in adho mukha

in adho mukha
svanasana, my
thoughts drift to
you – arms, legs,
breath, all at once
relenting, making
room. such
weakness, this
hunger for air
in exchange for
strengthening
the mind
.
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we turn out okay,