Between Sky and Sea

Between Sky and Sea

Stirred by my spirit
To answer an inner call
I forget limp arms and legs
And go out and come in to meet the One
With sky-prayers painted
With ocean waves and clouds
Slipping through the horizon
     Between heaven and sea
I am bound no more by anything.

Tree and sea are needed to breathe
So I cross hot sands of myriad flames
I cannot count –
And seaweed too is scalloped
Along the edge of
Opening and closing tidepools –
Merge and become deep space again

– Kalpita Lawless.

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