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cloudshapes's Blog Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 07-16-2012 08:20 PM
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Entries: 11
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  #5 New 10-23-2012 07:41 AM
Peripheral vision

Recently, while tucking her in
my daughter turned to me
"Mama, what happened to your hand today?"
noticing my bewilderment
she touched the three paper cuts on my index finger
undetected by all others
this wasn't the first time her Spider Sense tingled

A few weeks ago, she accompanied me to the dojo
watching me ever so intently
little did she know about my back pains
yet when asked of her favorite part
she quickly responded "the backward rolls mama"
somehow knowing
those were the hardest earned

The eyes of children
see and feel ever so completely
as acutely from their peripheral vision
as their center gaze
where between horizon and sky
all things are seen and experienced
clearly and crisply

Teaching the art of true sight
seeing all dimensions
celebrating every leaf
with the heart of kami
until all that is becomes one hum
Nature's first lullaby


Peace and light,

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RSS Feed 4 Responses to "Peripheral vision"
#4 10-27-2012 08:26 AM
cloudshapes Says:
Thanks Lin. I appreciate the perspectives that you capture and share in your blog also...the knee aches you shared in your last post seem to have been a gateway to other experiences and aspects of the Aikido journey...seems to be a truth of life....as Muir said tug on any one thing and we find that it is connected to the rest of the universe...our aches too are connected...doorways to other truths. Wishing you healing and wellness for all your aches. Peace and Light, Marium
#3 10-25-2012 01:08 AM
LinTal Says:
Your poem reminds me of spring! Lovely and warm and full of light. Thanks for posting.
#2 10-24-2012 06:41 AM
cloudshapes Says:
...Funny......Thanks. Peace and light, M
#1 10-23-2012 01:12 PM
James Sawers Says:
Ah, Marihummmm........!

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