The Body

The body wants to move
wants to reinhabit itself
it wants to play
To bend arc writhe and double with grace and ease
The body lets go
It also gets tired
and stiff and it aches
The body takes up more space than the other bodies do
It is majestic and has presence
Full of symbolism and reference
it represents fundamental truths
cruel ironies and distortions
The body is encumbered
Yet extends beyond boundaries
The body is boundlessContinue reading The Body

Stirring- a Collaborative Poem from Christine Ray, Aurora Phoenix, and Kindra M. Austin

Your swift flowing water Elusive, quicksilver Brushes past my shores Licking my roughing grains burgeoning a flash flood Tributaries cut into earth New veins carry fresh lifeblood Awakening me from long slumber longing rippling outward concentric circles lapping by turns urgent and languid your ebb begets my flow See the colors of infant life sproutingContinue reading Stirring- a Collaborative Poem from Christine Ray, Aurora Phoenix, and Kindra M. Austin