At First Light

eric mccarty
2 min readMar 28, 2023
At First Light — Headless Now — Prose Poem — Sunlight — Moca McCarty Photo

At first light:

at first light, with dawn just past the hint of day and sun now giving rise — this is the time to be outside, if only for a short walk or a few breaths of morning air. Research shows the many benefits of this practice, that it has a profoundly positive effect on health and overall well being. Exposure to early morning light is the first step towards our later sleep that night, it’s a process that begins with sunlight…

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eric mccarty

Writer, prose poetry, meditation teacher and lifetime student