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  • Awakening
  • Lisa Rosinsky (bio)

Awakening

after Marge Piercy

I awake covered in feathers, with a smile. So this is my work today: to climb into the torn sky like an unmade

bed and shuffle the covers back into place. To wait for the boiling cloudcover to settle itself back into

clarity, like Thich Nhat Hanh’s glass of pulpy apple juice: the story goes, a child refused to drink the murky liquid,

went out to play, returned to find a glass of distilled amber light—delighted, cried,

look, Uncle,the apple juice has meditated,just the way you do!

—No, the smiling monk replied,

I meditate      the way it does. [End Page 75]

Lisa Rosinsky

Lisa Rosinsky lives in a tiny town in the Poconos, where she is a yoga teacher and an editor at Highlights for Children. Her poetry has been published in a variety of journals and publications, including Measure, 32 Poems, Little Patuxent Review, and Iron Horse Literary Review.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1542-426X
Print ISSN
0032-6682
Pages
p. 75
Launched on MUSE
2015-02-14
Open Access
No
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