Sometimes I am

a consumer

trying to swallow all the words

on the page,

and every morsel I see on the street.

I must clean my plate.

Sometimes I am

a creator

in the kitchen of my life –

gutting fish, marinating in the sweetness

of the sauce.

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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