Inspiration by expiration

My inspiration is aloft with the birds

flying nowhere it seems, until landing

on the topmost tree branch –

thoughts perched in perspective,

eyes affixed to the view missed

while chasing breadcrumbs

at the foot of benched pedestrians –

everywhere, echoes of life carry

higher and higher into the canopy,

an assortment of sound absorbed

by leaf and feather, silently sorted

above and dropped down effortlessly

into my hollow head as seeds

germinating after my first breath.

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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6 Responses to Inspiration by expiration

  1. Reblogged this on The ancient eavesdropper and commented:

    Where is your inspiration today?

  2. kalabalu says:

    inspiration is in the flight
    the aim to reach the ultimate height
    inspiration is in the roots of tree
    it goes deeper for the branches to sway free
    inspiration is the eyes that got vision
    it makes us develop and prepare for transition

    • Wonderful words and rhymes, my friend! I love your style. It goes to show that the creative process doesn’t end after sharing one poem, but cycles through countless rounds of inspiration like stands of trees transpiring. Keep up the great work on your blog and have a splendid day!
      Tyler 🙂

  3. Bee says:

    such gentle words

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