love you I do

I love you, yes you who turned yourself inside out searching for answers, only to find them reflecting back at you on the bathroom floor as you lay in skin and soap and sweat and tears, but you didn’t know their ancient language; that long you’d held them inside. The one who keeps yourself awake…

This Life

This life. Life. Life. Damn, life is hard, and confusing and beautiful. I walk into a room filled with angels and I am greeted by a demon embracing my life more fiercely than I ever could grasp. And it’s got me, curled in its clutch like I’m longing to be held. I long and I…

I’d Tell Her

I’d tell her to allow herself to feel it while she’s going through it, and express that feeling, instead of burying it or dissociating through it all so it comes back later in often worse ways.I’d tell her that she is loved and deserves love.I’d tell her she is doing her very best and that…

you are beautiful, do you know?

Dear you, Do you know how beautiful you are? Do you realise the sun comes to greet you each day to light you up and warm your heart? Do you know the kind of strength it takes to greet her right back? Do you know I see you walking into each new day and laying…

You Are Worthy

Let me tell you something, There will be days when life feels like it is coursing through your veins, faster than light and thicker than all the blood your heart can hold. You are worthy. There will be days when life feels oh so far away, like you are drowning in a memory of a…

for when you don’t feel safe.

Dear you, I know you don’t feel safe right now. I know it feels like the world is shifting beneath you, faster than the time it takes to find your feet. I know how uncertain  everything feels to you and how much pain you are carrying. I could tell you that it will get better…

lost

I want to talk about those days we wake up feeling lost, right down to the marrow of our bones.   I want to talk about those days when the lost feeling doesn’t shift, despite all of our best intentions and practices and life. I want to talk about feeling lost without the need for antidotes…