Tag: breathe

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Patterns, Museu de les Ciències, Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències, Valencia, Spain

Patterns of Opposites

I try to follow
The myriad lines
Creating the myriad forms
Regular and irregular
Symmetric and asymmetric
A cacophony of harmonies
Patterns within broken patterns
Broken again to form patterns

In them the complexity of life
Perfect imperfection
Destabilized and fortified
A confusion of order
A diffusion of resolution

I breathe in
The beauty of opposites
Comprising the oneness
Of being

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narrow channel, athabasca falls, athabasca river, jasper national park, alberta, canada

Rapid ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #169

A chasm in my spirit formed
Through which my rage and pain now roils
Channelled through such rugged gorge
It churns and gouges rocky walls
With ill effect upon my soul

I hold on tight
This tiny raft
Upon the raucous
Seething froth
Ride the fury
Through the pass
All the while
Seek inward poise

For only then
Will ire abate
The rapid’s run
Is fueled by hate
While narrow walls
Are blinders worn
To keep my mind
In raging state

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Contemplating Turmoil, Nairn Falls Provincial Park, Pemberton, British Columbia, Canada

Contemplation ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #103

Contemplating the turmoil
Roiling in my head
I notice a point
Centre of the storm
Centre of my being
Around which all
The turbulence pivots

There’s calm there
I fight my way toward it
Seeking the source of such peace
But bucked and buffeted
By the tumult
I make no headway
In the intensifying storm