Meditation Interrupted – a poem by Judy De Croce

Meditation Interrupted

In this space of trees and hush,
searching the edges, seeking a center;
eyes close, focus, erase and begin. 

down a mine of calm
settling like an airship
where I watch losing myself

separating from inner voices
standing and vacant,
searching for emptiness
under a curious neglect of time.

I hear the past where those loved are held,
stretching forward on a slip of life—
interrupting my way of silence

and yes, you and I,
are caught there too

                                 begin anew…

Judy DeCroce is an internationally published poet, flash fiction writer, educator, and avid reader whose recent works have been published by The BeZine, Brown Bag Online, North of Oxford, The Poet Magazine, Amethyst Review, The Wild Word, OPEN:Journal of Arts & Letters, and many journals and anthologies. As a professional storyteller and teacher of that genre, she also offers, workshops for all ages in flash fiction. 
Judy lives and works in upstate New York with her husband poet/artist, Antoni Ooto.

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