For the full moon -
"a dirty rose in its yellow teeth, and soon in its hungry belly,
while the big-breasted moon climbs the stairs to her post.
She smiles casually in the modern world darkness,
taking the universe by storm.”
~ C.R. Avery
We are one, we are the same.
David Bowie as Tilda Swinton, with Tilda Swinton as David Bowie
"I cleanse the window of my mind, that it may become a mirror reflecting inspiration from the most High. I do this, not with strenuous effort, but through quiet contemplation, through gently reaching and affirming an inward recognition. Today I walk in the pathway of inspiration. I know exactly what to do in every situation. There is an inspiration within me which governs every act, every thought, with certainty, with conviction and in peace."
~ Ernest Holmes
Photo of me by ~ Rick Legal www.ricklegal.tumblr.com
Think of balance being maintained, not achieved.
It takes work and mindfulness, it is full of adjustments - those can come in large shifts or micro movements but it is not still or complacent.
Dance the line between strength and grace.
hold me like the Ocean
swallowed in your unfathomable depths
my softness; my strength - intertwined
drowning in the effortless ease of your flow
show me wordlessly the expansive understanding of my heart
break me open in unconditional devotion
swallowed in truth realized
lapped up by the shore
grasping for the unfolding of reason
covered in salt and seaweed
a wreckage of my former self
emerged a new - raw, unbroken and pure
Photo by Ned Tobin at Deception Pass WA.
"…This is sex and transformation. This is Alchemy. This uphill climb out of the squalls of personality that we believe ourselves to be into the essence of what we know we are. Sun marries moon. The fantasy is tempered in the deed. This sensuous rhythmic pouring from one vessel to another, a cascade between the mind and the soul, between our individual brushfires and the single blaze of self…"
Photo by Ned Tobin
If I lingered in waiting
from the only kind of exhaustion
that is exhilarating -
would you come
lift my head and
take me further