180 – Joy

Left, right,
Left, right.
Rhythmic sound of running feet
On freshly fallen leaves.

Left, right,
Left, right.
Strong perfume of pine-needles
Playing in the breeze.

Left, right,
Left, right.
Lights and shadows dancing
Under ancient trees.

Left, right,
Left, right.
Vague glimpses of a distant city
far below the mountain.

Left, right,
Left, right.
Mind and body fully present
With the trail.

Left, right,
Left, right.
Demons’ voices
silenced.

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