tinastanley

Poems for Healing

It’s almost autumn and I couldn’t wait to revisit this gem.

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I wish I understood the beauty
in leaves falling. To whom
are we beautiful
as we go?

I lie in the field
still, absorbing the stars
and silently throwing off
their presence. Silently
I breathe and die
by turns.

He was ripe
and fell to the ground
from a bough
out where the wind
is free
of the branches

~ David Ignatow (1914-1997)
from Against the Evidence: selected poems

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Author: tinagstanley

Tina Stanley, L.C.S.W., is a skilled and caring psychotherapist and hypnotherapist, specializing in anxiety, depression, relationships and parenting , postpartum depression, childbirth preparation, chronic pain. She practices in Sonoma County, California.

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