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Yoga Poetry: Who I Didn’t Know I Was

posted by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg on February 4, 2013 |

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Yoga Poetry:
Who I Didn’t Know I Was

I didn’t know I was a runner, even in one-minute spurts between

long walks on uneven sidewalks. I didn’t know I could balance

upside down in the middle of the day, sometimes without

the friendly wall to help me. I didn’t know I could reach beyond

the aching hamstrings to hold the lonely foot in my happy hand.

I didn’t imagine the sun would spread across my lap like an old

family member who remembered home when I exhaled. I couldn’t

believe my shoulders could fly back to me, and relax in mid-day

as I walked through the door to the parking lot, or that my heart

could rest in the center of its lifting like a dancer who discovers

the grace of ease and joy while giving the dance all she has.

Post By Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg (60 Posts)

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg is the Poet Laureate of Kansas, and the author of 14 books, including a forthcoming novel, The Divorce Girl; The Sky Begins At Your Feet: A Memoir on Cancer, Community & Coming Home to the Body (Ice Cube Books); and four collections of poetry. Founder of Transformative Language Arts – a master's program in social and personal transformation through the written, spoken and sung word at Goddard College (Goddard College); where she teaches, Mirriam-Goldberg also leads writing workshops widely. With singer Kelley Hunt, she co-writes songs, offers collaborative performances, and leads writing and singing Brave Voice retreats (www.BraveVoice.com); and she blogs regularly at her website (www.CarynMirriamGoldberg.wordpress.com)

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