To breathe.

The inhale filled

With hope and optimism.

The exhale releasing

The pain.


The yin and yang of the Universe

Contain both the light

And the dark.

The Sun may shine with Jupiter

But Pluto casts his shadow.


You were brought forth

With a love that will always

Live within you.

It is the balm

when life burns.


That your strong roots

Grow deep in rich soil.

Nourish them and they will

Provide you with

Everything you need.


That you are not alone.

You will never be alone.

Not even death will

Break the invisible cord

That binds us.


The bittersweet dance

On this Earth is short.

Learn from the bitter,

Cherish the sweet,

And Remember

To breathe.



Ruth Newell June 26, 2012 @ 4:47 p.m.

I love this line: "the balm when life burns"! Nice sentiments expressed in this poem.


nan shartel June 27, 2012 @ 11:44 a.m.

yippee Boho!!!!

a poem from one of the best writers here

i'm impressed!!!!!


bohemianopus June 27, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m.

Thanks, guys. I think it might be a little sappy and trite. I really know nothing about poetry except the poems I enjoy reading touch me deeply.

My bambino has been going through a rough patch lately. I wrote it for him to try and make him feel better.


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