The earth in its entirety trembled.
I felt it first as my feet padded the ground,
walking amidst the winter
tress full of their bare, beautiful lines.
It is energy spread
it met my spirit
interrupting my mind.
I recognized its’ voice
unwavering and able.
I could hear the weight of chains falling
one by one link at a time
to the ground I was leaving behind me.
My shoulders spread a little wider
my body grew towards the sky
just like the weightless limbs
of the reaching trees surrounding my walk.
the earth trembled and I felt it