Then a great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered
the rocks before the
Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but
Lord was not in the earthquake. After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper.
 I Kings 19:11-12

Gather any

together in

and before
you know it

bodies will
start talking.

The strange,

of a
stomach, not hungry,

but vocal.

The clicking
of an ankle

every time
he takes a step.

Or share a
meal ,

break bread,

in the
absence of words

and notice
how a swallow sounds

and the

work of teeth.

In the
volume of everyday

we hear

above the

save the
most incessant shouts

of “More!”
and “Comfort, now!”

But, in the
absence of noise,

our bodies whisper,


and we are
tuned to their

subtle motions.

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