~Zero Gravity~




Back with me

The residue of a

Taxed & anguished

 Energy~ Not all things

Should travel~ Not all

 Things should be

Carried~ Freedom comes with letting go~ A prying with

Water- splitting fossils of tired thinking~ An undulating

Persuasion into separation~ Memories stiffen the

Soul with excess weight~ I must give myself

Back to water~ Bathe in my beautiful

 Amnesia where I may find

My buoyancy~ Truth

Wades within

 The depths

Of sea



Its own tide~

Far from its own state of

 Being~ Cradling nothing within

Weightless limbs~ Swimming in

The stardust of deep~ A liquid

Form of sky~ Euphoric

As zero gravity



Leila A. Fortier is a poet, artist, and photographer currently residing on the remote island of Okinawa Japan. Her unique visual poetry is the specially crafted formation of abstract designs, often accompanied by her own multi-medium forms of art, photography, and spoken performance. Much of her work has been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, German, Hindi and Japanese in a rapidly growing project to raise global unity and understanding through the cultural diversity of poetry and literature.

Her work in all its mediums has been published in a vast array of literary magazines, journals, and reviews both in print and online. In 2007’ she initiated the anthology A World of Love: Voices for Carmen as a benefit against domestic violence and in 2010 composed a photo book entitled Pappankalan, India: Through the Eyes of Children to benefit the education of impoverished Indian children. She is also the author of Metanoia’s Revelation through iUniverse.

A complete listing of her published works can be found at: www.leilafortier.com.