July 11, 2012

Gail Hanlon


The ha and the aha!

Legs half-lotus like a baby
In the womb, spine a snake of light,

How pagan I am, how full of sin!
Clear lotus above, clear lotus below.

Champagne chakra
Shimmying into space,

Colored streamers my
Dr. Seuss hat of escape.

from Rattle #36, Winter 2011
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