Desert

been dreaming of
the desert

until the dreams came true

there’s nothing but
the dust
fierce wind and
raging sea

I thought I’d
face the truth and
know myself

but somehow

all I did

was to bury
my head

in hot black sand

maybe this is all
that’s there to know

about me

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Even more questions

Rather than rewriting my story daily, I spent the last few weeks taking it apart instead. Every day I’d take an honest look inside, pick some scary old story that triggered me in some way, then journal about it in private until I wasn’t afraid anymore. The more I did that, the less I felt […]

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In silence

I’ve pulled off
all of my skin
I’m standing
before you naked

it hurts so much
to carry
all these old wounds
unprotected

I started
weaving a song
to make it my shield
and asylum

then stopped

enough band aids
and songs
I can stand with this
in silence

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Take me

I’m tired
Rolling this boulder uphill
Wasn’t the best use
Of my time

I’ve had enough
From now on please

Take me
Wherever you want

Deepest ocean trenches or
The heart of a black hole

Take me
On an adventure
I can’t even imagine

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May I

May I always choose to go all in, with all the courage and gratitude I can muster. May I remain soft and gentle, no matter what I find inside. Given the choice between a great story and truth, may I always choose truth. When feeling lost and overwhelmed, may I choose to let go of […]

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Silence

Rewriting my story daily is one of the best tools I’ve ever had. But at one point you gotta unravel all the stories and dive deep into silence.

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Give in

take this cup away from me please the medicine knocked me down seasick again all i can do is cry and laugh and give in to this *** Photo by Brian Sumner on Unsplash

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First lesson in magic

It’s infinitely easier for me to write stuff for kids than for parents specifically. I used to be a kid and never been a parent so in theory this kinda makes sense. I’m still trying to grasp how is it possible that I find it easier to communicate with a seven year old than with […]

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