Poetry by Kai Siedenburg

Our Big Chance

This is it!

the plants
seem
to be saying,

Our big chance!

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An Earthly Personal Ad

Beautiful planet seeks compatible humans
for long-term committed relationship

Me:

4.5 billion years old (but look younger)
Strikingly beautiful and very well endowed
Highly evolved, intelligent, and accomplished

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Unexpected Rain

For the first time
in a long time
it rained today,

each tiny droplet
a gift

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Only This

Bare feet on the Earth

Breathing in and out

Sound of wind in the trees

Only this…

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No Matter How Hard They Try

No matter
how hard they try,
they can not
keep us apart.

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A Special Day

Today
is a very special day.

Today we celebrate
sun and rain,
light and dark,
the cycles of life,

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When I Was A Creek

When I was
a tree,

I sang and danced
with the wind
and offered
food and refuge
to all who came.

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In the Arms of My Beloved

Resting in the arms
of my beloved,
I breathe deep
and easy,

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What if…?

What if the leaves,
stirred to singing
by the breeze,
sing with even more joy
when they notice
you are listening?

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Thoughts on Meeting a Mountain Lion

Like mountain lions,
I love to roam
the remote, scenic trails
of the Central Coast,

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Water and Stone

Free from shoes
Free from clothes
Free from walls
Free from goals

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A Good Feet Day

Today
my feet touched

the edge of the Pacific Ocean,

a sandy beach,

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All poems included in the book Poems of Earth and Spirit:  70 Poems and 40 Practices to Deepen Your Connection with Nature