Body Poets Poems

Sun, 30 Oct 2016
With its secret dances
By: Ellen Symons, RMT Ellen is the poetry-writing founder of Body Poets and is grateful to her massage therapy clients for bringing in their bodies Come in, with your body and its whispered dreams I will not breathe a word … Continue reading

Wed, 15 Apr 2015
To be touched
To be touched is something so profound, It goes deeper than your skin. To be touched is to be present, present in someone else’s hands, someone else’s life, someone else’s care. To give touch is something so complex, It must come … Continue reading

Thu, 14 Aug 2014
It was as if she had been holding her breath, And from that moment, she exhaled. Poem and photograph credit: Emilie McKay

Mon, 06 Jan 2014
Pain, pain, go away.
Pain, Pain, Pain, It’s the only thing on your brain. At work, at home You just want to be left alone. Why does the body give us pain? What does it have to gain? Pain should be an alarm, An … Continue reading

Sat, 12 Oct 2013
Pillow me…
By: Ellen Symons, RMT Ellen is a registered massage therapist and the owner of Body Poets. She finds many poems in her work each day. Why do we use pillows on the massage table? A client asked me this the … Continue reading