poetry = nonsense
nonsense = meaninglessness
meaninglessness = void
void = nothingness
nothingness = spirit

A vow of silence
"Take a deep breath!" I would command You always looked so serious Palms together fore the heart reverential vanguards in approach divine Tadasana the mountain stands with spine straight an easy face a stable stance eyes closed and so I loved you then that I'd hold and long tarry just your sight to behold Gentle my voice softly instructing advising and explicating in quiet supplications suffused in admiration "A little Ujjayi now throat constrained let me hear you breathing!" And how I revelled in that sound! Eyes closed by ear to dwell in the echoes of your oceans that breath and voice we shared in life as blood we did Now I alone breathe, Mother a privilege I may not disown but speak I cannot. I cannot. Thus may silence wrap us both
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