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The Placebo Prayer (proseypoem)
By Nicky Goodman
Friday, October 24, 2008

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Karla's poem Placebo reminded me of this old write, written for my sister (a Cranio-sacral therapist) and her tutors - a perspective from the point of view of a client.


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The Placebo Prayer

"Rest" she said, placing her hands around my brain. "Healing occurs through resonance, through reconnection to the original matrix." I wish she hadn't said that. 'Reconnecting' suddenly measures the lengthening thread of my detachment. Her hands search for Mid Tide, a tidal rhythm. I remember 2.5 cycles per minute. Soon, she will search for Long Tide, blossoming from dynamic stillness. Has she already felt I am not really here?

"Inertia is perceived as shapes followed..." I wonder if she has felt my concrete edges of resistance, my distance. Does she perceive electrical radiance, wind, and the expanding horizon? I must relax. The Breath of Life in 8-14 cycles per minute. If I breathe in and out, meditate, and let her search for tides and bottles and shells, may be I will come back Ė believe more in the Placebo Prayer, this one, cranial-sacral motion sensed in touches; I wonder...

"Rest." Is she sensing reciprocal tension movement, in the tissue and fluid of my brain? I must relax. Long Tide in 90-second cycles. Healing. A restoration of tissue and fluid mobility. Why is it so hard sometimes, just to breathe out, and in?








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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/24/2008
Breathing in and loving this write, Nicky: thank you. Know it's for your sister, but it's healing for all: well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.




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