Artwork by author, Ilis Trudie Palmer

I do it because I want to
Shoulds and ought to
no longer reside in my mind
I rolled those boulders over the edge —
that cliff of low confidence was so high,
I tried,

For so long to be the one you call
When the world was not turning in…

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As I sit

Moments of Triumph. Image captured by author, Ilis Trudie Palmer

The head lightens and the passage opens
The connection is locked in
As I sit
And relax this physical, causing the spiritual to rise
From deep inside,

Between the trails and challenges of life
Spirit sighs,
While I breathe,

Welcoming this moment with relief
That I can go back to where…

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She watched the steam rise from the old kettle, one that had long lost its whistle, but still used to boil water.

She was making tea — Eyebright and Holy Basil, with slices of green ginger.

It was to be tonight, they told her. The night before her 51st, she…

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And see different thing….

Artwork by author. Ilis Trudie Palmer

It is often that we do not see
The solutions to our problems
Made to expand and grow so tall
That they rival lofty mountains

Instead we take the time to pause
And wait to hear the plan
We prefer to complain, and toss some blame
Always toward the Man

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Ilis Trudie Palmer

Ilis Trudie Palmer

Energy, Creativity, Spirituality, the Great E.S.C; One dose of upfulness in each story or poem or song lyric. https://esotericgardenskn.com