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Poem: chase the light

from our poet of the month, Tyler Knott Gregson.

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The guidance Tyler Knott Gregson offers in his new book, Miracle in the Mundane, is for tapping into our creativity, purpose, and joy; because, "from time to time in this crazy and chaotic spin we call life, we need to pause, reflect, and truly begin again."

"Chasing the light is my mantra, my fundamental belief, my approach to all forms of creativity. I am a chaser of the light, and whether I'm taking photographs, writing poetry, or traveling, it's what I'm doing, always. This has created a shift in my perspective that has trickled into every aspect of my life, and I believe it will have the same effect on you. Chasing the light will be your vehicle to a new beginning, a way to open a door to your creativity." --Tyler Knott Gregson

chase the light

I'm chasing something,
always,
light is just the form
it usually takes,
I'm always running
straight at that feeling
when all else fades away
but what truly
matters.
Let it rise to me
like smoke
from a fire
freshly lit;
let it bathe me
in fog
and glow.

Listen in as Tyler reads his poem, chase the light:

Reprinted from MIRACLE IN THE MUNDANE by arrangement with TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © 2019, Tyler Knott Gregson.


Tyler Knott Gregson

Tyler Knott Gregson is a poet, author, professional photographer, and artist who lives in the mountains of Helena, Montana. When he is not writing, he runs his photography company, Treehouse Photography.


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