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Blossoming Lotus: Poem For The New Year

We are more than our days We are more than our years More than our victories Less than our lacks We are petals here, one upon another— The earth that bears the petal The matter the petal becomes

Root to crown, we offer ourselves We are one now Open to boundlessness In our full nothingness We balance For something lighter

We are rich in our seat We are poor in our seat

We shake in the offering A chance for rebirth

–Kathleen Kraft leads writing & yoga workshops. Visit for details.

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