yield
for my kids, J and M 

pushing up against
my body
my calm
all my plans

and projects
occupying a large field of energy

they discover my edges
some sharp
some soft
and some quite fuzzy

and I discover

again and again
how far I can stretch


each time like a new dawn

awakening from forgetfulness
to these young bodhisattvas 
I yield

Swing

photo credit: kenley neufeld

3 comments on “yield

  1. lovely, Les!

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  2. Kenley Neufeld

    It’s a lovely poem. Very easy to connect with. And the pictures.

    Like

  3. Kenley Neufeld

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