This Sunday’s poem of the week is: Lazy Day

I write and publish my poetry first on Instagram. Then on Sundays, I post the poem that received the most likes or comments here on my blog. Below is my most popular Instagram poem this week, “Lazy Day”.


Lazy Day

On Sundays,
I like to keep faith
with the older ways
I once reneged.

Lay down the tools.
Turn off the noise,
Take a stroll
through country lanes.
And, after, sit to slow
my breath and blood.

Open to the vast
and playful force
that bequeathed to us
the universe.

Feel it pulsate
in the silent spheres,
and in each lung and vein,
dissolving the false debris
the mighty haze,
until they know their origin
and I am again aware
of life as prayer.

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