sometimes

sometimes riding life's currents requires a wider stance a lower center of gravity spacious fluid joints sometimes rubbing along life's twists is as comfortable as tender new skin abruptly meeting sharp, shifting gravel shards sometimes life's molten, shaking growth spurts ask us to be something we've never been that's OK every mountain and river and …

wild aging

time unspools........ my attachment to this body thins dipping her softening curves and valleys into the landscape of this edge-of-wild Place immersion feels easier edges less clear separation dissipates I like it. © 2018 Tracie Nichols All rights reserved. Image credit: Me and a misty sunrise.

You. This is you.

For body-centered, body-wise, body-guided, practitioners everywhere, with love and so much appreciation. You feel their unease. It rolls through your body almost as if you were wearing their skin. Almost as if your breaking heart was their own. You have studied ways to ease unease have etched new trails on your inner landscape, have carved …

anticlimax

after tangerine and raspberry mellowing to lemon and lavender that moment when the pale eye of the winter sun rotates into view --- anticlimax --- almost as if the fire and ice borderlands of dawn and dusk are where the true magic happens Daily Poem Project 2018 - day 3 What does poetry have to …

Revenge of the muse

a poem a day. what was I thinking announcing it to the world? did enthusiasm or foolhardiness cadge control of my mouth? perhaps this is my muse declaring "Payment due." for all those inspirations offered and declined. Daily Poem Project 2018 - day 2 What does poetry have to do with business and career coaching? …