All the water that will ever be is, right now.

~National Geographic, October 1993

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Someone in the desert was crying out for you.

 

Bad Water Basin

Bad Water Basin salting up Death Valley

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Someone elsewhere was drowning.

Mississippi River     Mississippi River gushing between Tennessee & Arkansas

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Someone was learning to swim in your deep end.

Stairway to the PacificPacific Ocean inviting us to the deep

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Someone was propelling herself forward through you.

Swimming Jelly FishNameless water in her aquarium with jellyfish

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Someone saw herself in you.

Tulsa Reflecting PoolWoodward Park Reflecting Pool reflecting the things above

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Someone saw you in the heavens.

Rainbow Anonymous water fueling rainbows in the Memphis sky

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There are not enough lips to utter
All your fleeting names, O water

I would have to say them in every tongue
Pronouncing all the vowels at once

Wislawa Szymborska, (Excerpt from a translation of Water.  Read the beautiful poem here).

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My Svadhisthana Inspiration Playlist

Dear Island, ≈∝≈ Joseph Michael

Sleepwalk ≈∝≈ Kalani

Clare de Lune ≈∝≈ Kerrilyn Renshaw ≈∝≈ Classical Relaxation Piano with Soothing Ocean Sounds

Moonlight Sonata ≈∝≈ Chie Nagatani ≈∝≈ Classical Relaxation Piano with Soothing Ocean Sounds

(ok, absolutely anything and everything from the Classical Relaxation Piano with Soothing Ocean Sounds Album)

Somewhere Over the Rainbow ≈∝≈ Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

Heaven ≈∝≈ DJ Sammy

I Want Your Sex ≈∝≈ George Michael

The Seal Lullabye ≈∝≈ Voces8 & Lavinia Meijer

As the Water… ≈∝≈ John Williams

Erotic City ≈∝≈ Prince

Orinoco Flow ≈∝≈ Enya

Overflow of Love ≈∝≈ Alexandre Desplat ≈∝≈ The Shape of Water

The Women of Water  ≈∝≈ Lin Hai ≈∝≈ Empire of Silver

Made of Water ≈∝≈ Tom Wisner

Feelin’ Love ≈∝≈ Paula Cole