Author Archive for: ‘Taya’

  • Demon

    Demon Slayer

    The demons I have, I invite them to sit with me for tea or sake as the time of day permits. To join me at this meeting one must set all weapons aside. Metal clangs on the cool of stone as my guests remove their […]

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  • Shayne Cheeks2

    My Child

    There is a quiet moment each night while you are sleeping where I look upon you in disbelief. How could such a being exist, and how could such a being have come through me? Your face is such a perfect work of art, some features […]

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  • Yuba

    A Love Poem To My Body

    I love the way my thighs touch together when I am standing, feet firm on the earth. I love the length of my legs, long enough to wrap themselves around those lucky for that embrace with little extra space to spare. My shape is the […]

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  • Mermaid E1400540194908


    I remember when I first saw her, how I cried and cried, My tears falling into the vast cavern between us. I couldn’t believe she was real, and even though she was so far away from where I was, I could feel the cord of […]

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  • Nebula


    There is nothing but victory. Each breath is a battle where life defeats death. Each dawn a victory over darkness, each night a victory over day. The entire Universe is alive with a dance of triumph. Victory birthing itself into form again and again… Yet […]

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  • Beautiful Woman And Bird


    If there is another way to surrender, please show me how. I have built my altar and knelt before it. I have bowed my head to honor all that is beyond me. I lay naked against the Earth in utmost submission, yet that has not […]

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  • Photo5

    A Poem Without Words

    I want to become a poem for the Beloved. I want to set my pen aside and give up the words I have used to aim at my true lover. With every aspect of my being, I want to seduce the Divine. Just like each […]

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  • Taya Smile

    Getting Started With Kundalini Yoga

    It has almost been many years since I began teaching, and many more since I began practicing Kundalini Yoga. The most common question I get is “Where do I get started creating a home practice?” Students want to know where to get the music, teachings, […]

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  • Quan Yin


    It is a funny thing, when life spins around on you and you are suddenly in a place you once judged. Your words are turned against you for a moment and you can feel the disgust you once felt for a person who was right […]

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  • Photo6

    Falling Apart

    Let it fall apart. Stop these useless attempts to hold it together. Take a deep breath and then let it all go. Everything. Don’t reach for things that start drifting away. It is time for them to go. Let only what matters remain- held to […]

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