Ya devi sarva bhooteshu shakti roopena samsthita
Namastasyai namastasyai namastasyai namo namaha

Shashti: Energy

Open eyes. Turn off fan.
Brush teeth. Wash face.
Have tea. Check mail.
Avoid outing. Read the news.
Breakfast follows. Then a bath.
Check mail. Clear desk.
Unpack box. Pack loose papers.
Walk around. Wash some clothes.
Hang them dry. Check mail.
Stand on stool. Reach up high.
Shuffle books. Toss some out.
Check mail. Unpack boxes.
Take out books. Stack them up.
Reach up high. Stack old books.
Dust the shelf. Check mail.
Time for lunch. Cool the room.
Move the ladder. Clear the shelves.
Stack the books. Throw some out.
Put photos together. Answer the door.
Sign some forms. Come back in.
Move books around. Set some aside.
Give away some. Sit down.
Catch your breath. Cool off.
Dress up. Pick up purse.
Go visiting. Make small talk.
Give hugs out. Take hugs in.
Take a photo. Tour a house.
Oh, eat something. And drink tea too.
Come back home. No current.
Walk up stairs. Light some lamps.
Light comes back. Change clothes.
Eat dinner quick. Then take all meds.
Check mail. Chat with friends.
Tick tock tick tock tick tock tick…
In and out and in and out
Over and over and over and over
Walk run work walk check mail…
I finally sit. Write for you.
A little recap of the day’s news.
You know it already. You were with me.
Tick tock in and out. Energy to my action.
Breath to my life. Strength to my hands.
All the time. In my heart.
In my feet. In my mind.
In my shoulders. In my hips.
Lifting. Moving. Shuffling. Doing.
Every minute. Every move.
All the time. Right with me.
Energy to my action. Breath to my life.
I breathe you in. Heart beat to your hands’.
Footfall to your call. Hands move to your will.
Every single moment, be with my still.

Namastasyai namastasyai namastasyai namo namaha.

October 2, 2003

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