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OF JOY by Surinder Prem Kaur

Of Joy

Blessed gift I hold, of Joy to write with conscious breath and inner light.  Peace of body, mind, and soul complete,  hear in awe grandmother’s heartbeat. Stillness in internal bliss,  calm within, nothing amiss. Presence of the masters known - Gracious God, behold your throne.  Creation, beauty, earth and sky;  that we bear witness, sanctify. Words cannot truly capture our gift of senses. Be in rapture.  Grateful for each bare sole touch on sacred ground – it means so much.

Surinder Prem Kaur is an identical twin, single mom and heart-centered yogi. She feels called to write poetry when her heart is open and she allows stillness to be her anchor. This space is where she feels the divine music. Lover of the earth, the ocean, trees and sky, and all beings, Surinder Prem desires to walk peacefully on her path, welcoming all with harmlessness and compassion.

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THE FEELING THAT COMES WITH A LOSS by Tammy Takahashi

That Feeling That Comes With a Loss...

The feeling that comes with a loss,
that this hole, this gaping absence
swallows, too, all that still remains,
so that the fragile balance whispers
its soulful last, before trailing away ...
and what then, is the work of recovery,
when you feel now, between worlds,
pieces of you bound to the departed,
where in the moment you'd rather be,
with its borders dissolved in the dark,
like you have entered your own dreams,
which no longer end, which relieves you.
But then, you sigh, or gasp, or choke,
and you are brought back to your body,
battered and fragile, broken in places,
but here, where you've always breathed,
where love first came to dance with you.
Here, from where the glory feelings arise,
here, from where all that you love leaves.
Bound to yourself, to your shaky breath
where all the promises can be fulfilled,
where, one staggered breath at at a time,
you can fill your body with everything
that exists around you, you can choose
what and how to be here, while …