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Yoga Pose

I felt so low, before.
My aura was a wooden door
and my eyes were shut
but staring, black as soot
and my foot curled in CMT strain -
not pain, just intense, and lame.

Sitting rough on smooth floor
feeling poor to begin but looser
later, laughing freefully fretlessly
tirelessly happy and in time.
Mine own moment, alone in space,
lace-wrapped, doll-like, limp.
Nymphs are free like that.
Sat in pose chosen for peace
like elegant geese stretched long
and strong up to the sunlight,
no fight left in our sight.
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Submitted on March 18, 2016

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I think I'm a storyteller. I'm often conflicted as to which medium to use, but with certain things poetry cannot be beaten. I am also a sculptor, and a scriptwriter.My poetry is an evolving medium so I really appreciate all of your feedback. Like most, I am learning and trying to home the craft everyday, whilst not forgetting to express myself in a unique and original way.Thank you! more…

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