The Essence of My Practice
My practice moves from edge to edge,
exploring the limits of a stretch, the
inner realm of energy and breath. Each
movement plumbs new depths of
Who am I now, and
now, and now?
Who holds this pose
with single-pointed focus, or loses the thread of breath and stops to find the center once again?
Have I reached my full expression,
or is there another defensive
layer I can shed?
When I align my inner
compass to the truth, the essence
that I choose is self-acceptance,
coming home again and again
to the energy that bears me up
each time that I let go