A Dharmagiri Blessing

May the soft grass tickle

The soles of your feet

Though it gives way

to the mud


May the cool mud envelope

And nourish your skin

Though it gives way

To the rocks


May the rough rocks

Remind you of your tenderness

Though they lay

At the edge of a cliff


May you not fear

The fall, but stand

At the edge

In awe of

The grass

The mud

The rocks


And your courage


By Michelle G. Marshall

Dharmagiri Oct 2017


Photo by Michelle G Marshall Photography


© Michelle G Marshall