Monthly Archives: February 2010

this body is a changing

It started with my eyes.  I couldn’t read the small print anymore.  It took my surprise; it still takes me by surprise..even after having bought the two pairs of reading glasses.  I try not not wear the glasses; I do eye yoga..but still it matters little. My eyes just aren’t the same. Next it was […]

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odalisque

I have long forgottenwhat it is I am afraid ofI have lostobjectivityto simply becomethe object.I buy inbecauseit is easier.I can even follow withmy eyes shut If I were braver I would pad my bones with rounder flesh  and move new found curves in defiance of  the geometry of what is but habit has been hard […]

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This is February

It is the scent of winter daphneand the too soon trip to the nurseryit is hopeand apprehensionin a sky so bluethis early in the yearit is knowing that 50 is afickle degree…ready to turn and dropon even less than a dimeit is my daily strollwith Lukamade without the hesitationthat hounded me last monthit is the […]

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ASANA

TADASANA: mountain pose      it is essential to master the art of standing correctlyVRKSASANA: tree pose     tones the muscles and gives one a sense of balance and poiseUTTIHITA TRIKONASANA: extended triangle pose    tones legs, removes stiffness in legs and hips; relieves backaches and neck sprains,; strengthen the ankles and develops the chestPARIVRTTA TRIKONASANA: revolved […]

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things that make me happy now

a sunny day in Februarysleeping welltime in my gardencoffee with a friendmy hand being helda message from one of my kids..from both of thema long walka clean housea shared mealmusicideas manifested

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youth

i remember one summerthe one after my junior year in collegei moved into “the stone house”next to the bar I workedright off the campus.I rented a bed in a roomnot the room, just a bedi had few possessionsreallyall were kept in amilitary issue duffle bagI had one set of sheetsand a single toweldoes one need […]

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Valentine

 “The things that we love tell us what we are.”   St. Thomas Aquinas

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this is what I said

listenlisten carefullysuspend youryour egoopen your heartbe glad inthe beingand want onlyto be consciousthere is no disappointmentthere

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view

from the fourth floorof the university libraryI can look into thelives of othersgiving shapeto peopleI know onlythrough the panesof two windowsdistanced by the wide sideof an urbanwalk there is so muchto learnfrom the window sillwhere empty potsand art projects resta lamp hangsover thelifeless stalksof plants long goneand a mistersits forlorn,nozzle turnedaway from itsneglected charges and […]

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