Leaf me here

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© 2017 Ka Malana, Photography

“In Borneo, there are palm trees that walk on their high roots. Slowly, with effort, they lift one leg then another. I would like to join that stilted transmigration, To feel my own skin vertical as theirs: An ant-road, a highway for beetles. I would like not minding, whatever travels my heart. To follow it all the way into leaf-form, bark-furl, root-touch, And then keep walking, Unimaginably further.”  – Jane Hirshfield, from the poem, Metempsychosis.

Completed another chapter,
turned another corner,
met another pause;
With time, already filling herself,
there is more color
in my new schedule,
and a bit more peace, bliss

Please join me at Urbantowergarden.wordpress.com this Spring. I’ll be here, too ~ musing & amusing xo Ka

16 thoughts on “Leaf me here

  1. Yay for more peace, bliss and color in your schedule. And being filled! You inspired me to find these things. Maybe it’s easier than I imagine.

  2. Keep moving forward, progressing, leaf by leaf ~ I love the words you wrote, the poem you chose to quote, AND the photo, Ka. So insightful and perfect for spring xxoo

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