Depression & Joy

What my Body is Telling Me Part One

Sharing Stories
December 2, 2023 at 11:57 a.m.
The power of a big window and a great view. Photo by Ariele Huff
The power of a big window and a great view. Photo by Ariele Huff Inez Taylor

What my Body is Telling Me
Part One

I need to move into a larger room,
imagine more possibilities, less limitations.
I can be more generous to myself when I fail.

Yes, my crabby genes may exist,
but my better choices breathe life
into dormant genes that combat depression,
help healing.

I am full of joy in these old bones,
I am so blessed and grateful.

Fresh every morning I go to the larger room…
just to breathe, love, listen, become all I am.

Physical, mental, emotional bodies
dance around me as I center.
The dream world challenges me,
grinds my hardened thoughts,
exposes my self-imposed prisons.

Inez Taylor, Washington resident, is a poet who delves into topics of all kinds.

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