Getting there, feeling woozy.

My head twirls

along with the winds

that harken new times.

Times of newness,

times with old things.

*
Protect myself from

my own lacking.

Divide myself,

and then pick every piece

to multiply my being.

*

It is tough

to not live like this.

Like this, where

my head twirls

with every twirling wisp

that beckons my future.

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14 thoughts on “Getting there, feeling woozy.”

  1. “Protect myself from… my own lacking…Divide myself…and then pick every piece….to multiply my being” – One word for these lines; which is “Beautiful”. I liked this poem a lot.

  2. Priya I’m always in awe at your skill with words.
    Like Arindam I keep going back and re-reading that middle stanza:

    “Protect myself from/my own lacking./ Divide myself,/ and then pick every piece/ to multiply my being.”

    It’s a brilliant poem for a new Mother rejoicing in her new role.

    1. Rosie, I admire your skill with words — the way you effortlessly make a reader at home.

      Being a new mother is great. except when your lil’ munchkin has a runny nose! she woke up as i was typing to you. now she’s in my arms, waiting to be hugged more! gotta go!

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