(ALTERNATE TITLE:  How to lower the swords states and non-state peoples lift against each other, how to stop learning war anymore–hints from the birds and their flight feathers for how to repair the world by pairing rather than parrying. (I think the concept of Tikkun olam speaks to this too.)

Lift. Forward motion. Direction. Balance.

A bird gets it from her wing & tail flight feathers

which, although long, stiff, & asymmetrical,

are symmetrically paired.

My yoga practice & cello group

involve a pairing focus that promotes a flowing harmony

& gives me a new slant on what it may take to rePAIR this wobbly world

& bend the arc of events towards peace.

Mayhap give it lift, forward motion, direction, balance.


One thought on “Tikkun Olam, Flight Feathers, and Yoga: more ideas on how to beat those swords and spears into plowshares and pruning hooks. (A 420 character 9-line poem)

  1. Reblogged this on Thoughts, Raves, and Outright Beatings and commented:
    To add to my interesting day on the interwebz yesterday, here is a little something to add perspective to this whole #Gamergate situation.

    At this point, it’s not longer about how it all started, because how it all started depends on what perspective you are going with. It is now about how it all ends.


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