Taut: a poem

by Julien Devereux

Taut as a bowstring
Pulled and aimed
As the finish line tape
On the winner’s breast
Peering towards tomorrow
Planted in today

I am

Always prepared to launch
Into the wildness of being
Who I am
Ready to simply be
In this or another place
Willing, open, able.


Julien Devereux is the 2016 MKP USA Chairman and Leads the Curriculum Development, Risk Managment and Equitable Community Initiative for the Mankind Project USA. Julien also is a certified trainer in Integrative Breathwork, Gender Reconciliation and completed his PhD at California Institute of Integral Studies in Transformative Studies in 2012. Julien has been a licensed social worker, addictions therapist, business coach, clinical consultant and supervisor over the past 30 years. Currently retired most of the work he does is pro bono for organizations like MKP USA, Directions 12, and Burning Tree Programs. Julien is married to Barbara Devereux for 43 years and has two daughters Michelle and Annie. His mission is to create a joyful and compassionate universe by loving life and exercising his freedom.




Author: Editor

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