Super proud of being able to flow out loud for I am a writer not a speaker. This is a transcript from 'Musings in the fog on masking and emerging' published on Youtube @SoulPOETree. As I speak, the camera moves through a shrouded landscape of juniper bu

Improvising Poetry Out Loud

They say that growing old
A woman stops caring
about what other people think

And I don't want to wait.

Until I'm old
To begin showing my truer face.

It is tiring.
It becomes...


Tiring to appear before you (with)
The reflexive, pleasing impulses.

I am searching.
... searching now
For another way. My own way.

Hear me now.

Some day soon I will emerge and...
will know myself better

Another deeper layer of the spiral
I am

Sometimes I am
expressing that which we experience in this life

What I would wish

But what is true
to being here in my environment.

Poetry by Maija Liepins
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Written on 2021-04-26 at 20:55

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As you walk and speak you become slightly out of breath just as you speak of being tired. It is transportive.

I appreciated the final image of the shell in the dry earth.