Saturday Morning


and the way the smallest animals breathe
burrowed into the hills.
(her) ribs
expand a little,
her soft lungs fill
partially, she feels the world
come in softly
as she inhales a breeze.

~ Amanda Beth Peery, from “A Poem About Breathing

Notes: Poem via 3 Quarks Daily. Photo: Lydia Trappenberg with Breathe


  1. Perfect. Breathe deeply, my friend.

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  2. Inhale. Hold. Exhale.

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  3. That’s beautiful!

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  4. take it all in

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  5. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Ahh … ‘as she inhales a breeze.’ … ~ Amanda Beth Peery, from “A Poem About Breathing”


  6. … the way we should greet each day … loved this …

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  7. The most beautiful description of breathing I‘ve seen…. yes, good day New Day!

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  8. Saturday morning was awesome here

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