Tagged with Love

Meh. Break Up Poems.

Meh. Break Up Poems.

1. Straight off the train and it’s hanging in the air. Scanning everywhere For a glimpse of a moment gone by. I feel his hand on my thigh. Your name in lights, literally, above the night. Your name in lights, literally, above the night. It’s that time again When we began. The air feels just … Continue reading

No Ball Games

No Ball Games

A: Wanna knock a ball around with me? B: Sure – I love tennis. A: No, I really definitely don’t want to play tennis, I’ve just finished a long tennis match, I’m kinda done with tennis for a bit and don’t have the capacity to focus on all the rules and the structure and the … Continue reading

Slow burn

Slow burn

Sat with my feet on the opposite chair Because the floor is cold In my mind. Elbows on the table And my back pressed Into the awkward angles Of the front of the Rayburn. It is only on simmer. This cough is Clearing the grief From the depths of my lungs. It is sticky and … Continue reading

Let grief be an outpouring

Let grief be an outpouring

“Let grief be an outpouring. When grief is allowed to exhaust its expression, then behind it is a profound silence, it’s like rest. No one can tell you when that rest is finished, it’s an intuitive thing” ~ Mooji Saying bye bye to a heart’s companion today, a short but very sweet love connection with … Continue reading

Playing trust games with life

Playing trust games with life

You may be familiar with trust games, from school or team building or some other facilitated group experience. A common version is where you stand on a chair and fall backwards and trust the group to catch you, and they do, and each time they do, something inside you melts and opens. I have been … Continue reading

Call from an old friend

Call from an old friend

I received a call today. From my body And from Mother Earth herself. “I’ve sent so many messages Through so many messengers. I love you. I want you to come home. I need you to keep me safe. I invite you to cherish me more. Honour me more. Show up like a mama lion for … Continue reading