Layers

Anna Rozwadowska
Jan 3, 2019 · 1 min read
Tristan Eaton

When child is born atmospheric
layers oxygen and blood coat it’s exterior
first level of layering, innocence is inoculate.

Crawling on floors babes are conditioned
layering characters learning behaviors
speech tongue naughty corners

therefore do-not do layer.

As we grow, each layer builds without our
cognition for it’s feather weight,
often revealed with situations at hand,
college layers,
layers of Chomsky and love,
appropriate attire

aspirations, layers of existential confusion,
layers of character it builds
with fortitude until it breaks like straws in winds
layers of reflection contemplation
careers and preoccupations,

layers get heavier until

we carry upon us
an anvil that we cannot see,

yet we feel it’s there, there are layers
upon layers grief loss despondency
jubilation tribulations enjoy,

enjoy this moment where layers
are unfeeling, what we call ‘presence,’

absence of thought, yet not experience.

Therefore, can we ever call ourselves
unconditioned?

Resistance Poetry

Verse as Commentary

Anna Rozwadowska

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Top Writer in Poetry. I am a writer, photographer, psychic, medium, and spiritual guide.I have an M.A. in Environmental Sociology.

Resistance Poetry

Verse as Commentary

Anna Rozwadowska

Written by

Top Writer in Poetry. I am a writer, photographer, psychic, medium, and spiritual guide.I have an M.A. in Environmental Sociology.

Resistance Poetry

Verse as Commentary

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