ness less rest

IF i was nude
without my clothes
wrapped in a blanket
feeling soft and thin
lying on your couch
in an industrial space
where the air is cool
but alive

if you were reading
poetry to me and i
was reading novel excerpts

if friends were welcomed
through the lovely living space
without any of age old appropriate hesitations

then the rains would slap
the leaded glass

then the warmth between my legs
under your arms embracing

then the electric wait
before touch is over and helpless is real and beloved this moment of all that there is

then the realized infinite tenderness so palpable!

the fifth force validation so soft! loving! gentle!

so needless of words

then way out there with us in the ness ness ness less rest
ness less

be still
my memory revigorate
be kind my love

pliable me
pliable you

light finds ways to the resting shade. it may be wondrous when it does so. non-chalant. when shadows flicker around these high walls candle lit

taper not
sweet memory

carry on bold to the next. precious life never fail! never falter! never leave! ever last

be still
be kind. let all past present future lives come together here. remarkably

anyone who still dreams
lets go of all you ever established
cherished institutionalized

come read your little voice large into the clear seche vaulting expanse with us. up to the leaded glass high and ritual drumming of rain patter pitter

take off your clothes
wrap yourself in new vetements for once you are seen you are known you are you! you are loved explored like these pages these words these letters inscribed now released upon breath to honor the air

this moment these words from our bodies our ours! and forever. unsealed and exposed to the element

this is now magick. catch fire and cooled by the brick

6 responses to “ness less rest

  1. I really love this KatYa! It’s one of those poems I can read over and over and find a little more each time. Could I publish this one in The Writing Garden? Next issue is out in early March, so a bit of wait to see it, but as soon as it’s available I’ll get back to you on here and give you a link.
    Suzy 🙂

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  2. Pingback: The Writing Garden ~ Issue Two | The Writing Garden

  3. Hello again KatYa, just a quick comment to let you know the second issue of The Writing Garden is published and includes your two brilliant pieces ‘ness less rest’ and ‘Standby’. I hope you like the way it’s presented, but if you see any errors or something you’d like to change, please let me know and I’ll adjust it as soon as I can. Thanks again for allowing me to publish your work, it’s been good to meet you in the blog world! :o)

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