3 – Yoga

the

bend

stretch

breath

deep breath

the sanskrit chant

to unknown gods

who move this body

this soft tired body

through poses

and prayers

through storms

and love

through loss

and joy, too,

yes that too

sometimes here

in pose

and breath

joy.

Poem ©2019, Jen Payne. National Poetry Month #3 and NaPoWriMo poem. #NaPoWriMo. For more poetry by Jen Payne, purchase a copy of Evidence of Flossing: What We Leave Behind! BUY THE BOOK TODAY!

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