Whale Watching Tiny boat on the ocean rises and falls like the breath in my chest
The gray whale crests her hump curls back deep into darkness before she rises
again, a blast loud, wet, together we exhale all that must be cast out
expel with power spouts of salt, water and air inhale life tail fluke
slaps the waves calls to my ancient soul sister whale descends, deeper
Kathleen Jacobson has been writing poetry all her life and she weaves her deepest feelings into poems. For her, it is healing and creative at the same time. Ms. Jacobson has published poems in various poetry Journals, and she has had a blog at the Huffington Post where she wrote about her experience helping a Syrian refugee family who is still close to her heart. She has had poems published in Huffington Post, Poetry Quarterly, Rivers Poets Journal, Lullwater Review, C.G. Jung Journal: Psychological Perspectives, and the Altadena Poetry review Anthology 2017. Ms. Jacobson is a student of Japanese tea ceremony. She is an interfaith seminary student and does community volunteer work toward an ecological civilization.