Shedding this human skin

I am the poet 
who shed his
human skin
to reveal
reptilian
wisdom;
the worm  
who crawled out 
of its cave
in the pouring 
rain to gain 
fresh perspective;
the tree 
trunk & root
who felt the 
wet earth,
hollow
filled 
with
wondrous
worth,
limbs signing  
skyward messages,
celebrating
& inspiring  
an unspoken 
co-existence.
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About tyler4turtles

I am an avid photographer, poet, ecologist, bookworm, blogger, art enthusiast and runner who calls Montana home but lives in Oregon.
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13 Responses to Shedding this human skin

  1. Gallivanta says:

    Gosh! I was wondering what the lone worm was doing on my garage floor the other day; it was gaining a fresh perspective. ;)

  2. Radhika says:

    Absolutely wonderful!!

    • Thank you! Your kind words are much appreciated! We are kindred spirits who have a mutual friend in Nature. I look forward to following your blog. Hope you have a wonderful, relaxing weekend :)
      Cheers,
      Tyler

      • Radhika says:

        Thank you! It’s great to meet someone with such a sensitivity to words and nature. I look forward to exploring your blog in depth. Have a great weekend!
        Thanks,
        Radhika

  3. I love the “unspoken co-existence” between man and nature. Your poem is a fun way to recognize our bond.

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