Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 11,365,263
VxPoem ID: 42578
Posted: May 25th. 2012 1:52:40 AM
The First Time
Age Group: Adult
The First Time
The first time with my hands on a stranger
In the peaceful sanctuary that I had created as best I could
With borrowed music and rules about shoes and professionalism
In the chaos of the halls of learning that was my alma mater
Was both horrifying and transcendental, at least to me
Hopefully she did not have the same anticipation, frustration, and fears.
Silently reciting everything that I had learned,
The order and counted minutes that just HAD to be performed as if a counted Rosary
When my tentative fingers made first contact with my poor unsuspecting victim’s forehead;
There was a jolt of energy pass from the top of my head to the soles of my feet to those very
Fingertips that eradicated any pretenses and numbers that were jostling for importance
In the panicked disarray that was my mind.
Heat and light filled me and as I began to lose my squirrels
I felt an overwhelming calm take hold of my hands and the work of healing began.
Author's Notes: This recounts my first clinical experience in Massage School. I will admit that after 10 years in the Nursing field, I was still terrified.
Author's Location: Springfield, Missouri
More Poems: Wytchywoman has posted 6 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Wytchywoman - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: No, I have not opted to receive Pagan Invites! Please don't send me anonymous invites to groups, sales and events.
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2015 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wrenâ€™s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witchesâ€™ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.