The danger,

when something new

arrives and you’re obsessed,


is that the more you

look at it…

depend on it….

and the more you make

plans for it,


it changes:

like gold to brass,

like a captured butterfly who

refuses to beat her wings.

Photo: Valerie Nilson


Published by Valerie Nilson

Poet, creator of Honor It All, and a devoted yoga teacher and practitioner, Valerie attempts to follow this simple advice: "Trust your life". www.valerienilsonyoga.com

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