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Tag: Letting Go

Out of sight

There. Just beyond the dirty truck that pays my wages. Beyond the pump jack that draws the oil in homage to greed. Beyond the quarry I load rock from to […]

(Im)Purity

"Oh Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet." - Saint Augustine No, not yet, not today Today I want to take you in my arms and plant kisses of fire on your neck

Why I rewrote the narrative of my life

The following excerpt is from my latest contribution to Elephant Journal. When I decided to change my life, the goal was not only to change who I am today but […]

Resurrection Fern

I see you there Withering in the branches of the life you cling to Withdrawn to your own shade To protect your roots Where you wait Patiently For the nourishing […]

Home

It can be terrifying and difficult to find ourselves in a place we don’t want to be. We can feel like somehow we deserve to be where we are. That […]

Note to Self

Recently, I was introduced to the term “imposter syndrome” which is defined as “a concept describing individuals who are marked by an inability to internalize their accomplishments and a persistent […]

Beaver Moon

There’s a full moon tonight. It is a moon of introspection. A time when impulse gives way to doubt. Doubt gives way to resistance. Resistance gives way to rebellion. If, […]

No disguise

I feel No rage Nor laughter To hide the pain No secrets to contain Nothing left to hide I give to you All I’ve kept inside With neither sadness Nor […]

Why I write love letters to myself

  “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.“ – Buddha I love someone. Deeply. With all that I am and all that […]

I will not wait

  I spent the last twenty five years of my life waiting. Waiting for something or someone to give my life meaning. I wait and wait and someone comes along […]

Severed

bound I was by fear and myth and legend free I am by paths of my own invention not soft I came to the ends of my contention not hard […]