Friday, January 4, 2013

Friday Flash 55 — Be



Not there, here.
Center
yourself like a stone.
Smooth and pure with a feather on top, please.
No please, just be. Be solid. Be soft.
Be reflection.

Be here, not there.
Balance 
yourself like a stone 
on a stone on a stone. Please 
yes with the touch of a feather, here and there.
Reflection be.



Written for Friday Flash 55 - My post in exactly 55 words - for the G-Man

Image: via Naivul

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12 comments:

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Yvonne Osborne said...

Nice,the way your poem balances itself out. Just so. This should be in a yoga book. It's hard to be light as a feather, as supportive as a stone.
Happy New Year, Lydia!

Brian Miller said...

it takes a bit of discipline to find that balance and just be...but it can be done....smiles.

izzy said...

Rarely do we get to enjoy that kind of balance and peace! thanks!

G-Man said...

Lydia...
This SO does have a Tantric aura about it.
Different, Dynamic, and Delightful!
Loved your Baba Ram Dass 55
Thanks for playing, thanks for the meditative advice, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

brandi said...

Balance, eh? If only!

hedgewitch said...

Words and image bring a spirit of quiet contemplation.

Mama Zen said...

This is beautiful!

Lydia said...

Yvonne~ Many thanks for your kind comments, and Happy New Year. :)

Brian~ Yup. Not saying it is a resolution per se', but I need to get centered!

izzy~ It really is rare for me, too. :)

G-Man~ You sure got it, sir. I appreciate that very much.

brandi~ Yeah, if only...

hedgewitch~ I am glad. Happy New Year hedge. :)

Mama Zen~ I'm honored you think so!

Margaret said...

The photo is beautiful as are your words.

Lydia said...

Margaret ~ Thank you for your visit and lovely comment. Much appreciated.

Helen said...

Oooommmm ... Oooommmm
Translation: I'm in a zen zone now.

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