Flose LaPierre

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where do spiders rest
when it rains. south florida
droplets the size of pounding
shoes. where do ladybugs
bury their stilettos. sharp
as my mother’s words,
before forgiveness. and, yes,
ladybugs wear stilettos.
neighborhood cats, dappered
in black and white tuxedos.
what happens to my stretch
of wild when the rock
starts to shake, and it all
becomes chaos, like in the
beginning…

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Aug 7, 2021

I have another breath for you! It’s called Ujjayi, which means “one who is victorious” in Sanskrit. It’s often referred to as the “ocean breath” because as you inhale and exhale through your nose, it sounds like the waves of an ocean.

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Here’s what you do:

  • Zip your lips. Go…

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Flose LaPierre

Flose LaPierre

Personal essays, short fiction, poetry, and experimental creative content. https://www.letitflose.com/