i am going to meet you in that tender forgotten place
you know, the one you let go cold
you remember what they taught us, right?
“where attention goes, energy flows”
you haven’t put your attention there in oh so long
let me take you in my hand
taste your tears
and cradle your fear in my knowing
because we are going in
deep in
so deep there isn’t a piece of you left that is untouchable
till all of you is so exposed
that you cannot help but know
your strength
your power
your grace
this is how i see you
in your darkest place
in your compulsive haste
there is no more busy that can keep you from you
there are no more lists
or excuses that hold power over you
it’s our secrets that hurt us
not the revealing of them
and yes they will see you differently
you may have some disgust come at you
you may have some joy overwhelm you
but here is what i see as the most important possibility
all that energy spent hiding
will be freed up to go elsewhere
and then maybe then
we can change the world

❤️ emily joy rosen

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