Tag Archives: protection

haiku for your trip

journeying with you– always along for the ride my love protecting.

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softening your senses

your perfectly unprotected form defenses down, exuding innocence and beauty– the gentle curve of your shoulders– a silent tribute to adolescence and a boy who still peeks out from behind the eyes of a man.   the soft rhythmic movement … Continue reading

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on devotion

i will always keep you safe– wrap you up in unending arms carefully shield you from the demons and monsters who prey upon you in your mind.   i will shut the door and lock it tight– closing out those … Continue reading

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poem 23 on opening

I’ve closed my heart before locked it tightly– buried the key beneath layers of shoulds and coulds and woulds   I’ve watched myself walk away treading carefully, moving backwards longing for an explanation some semblance of the truth   I’ve … Continue reading

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poem 9 for myself

this is for me. a necessary part of my process this singular narration a weaving of words to give birth to these feelings welling within– unnecessarily contained. The worlds of trust you are teaching with your reticence and fear are … Continue reading

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poem 8 on letting go

i cannot compete with a ghost her hold upon your heart– gut wrenchingly precise.  keeping you folded– a neatly stacked pile of protection, save those tiny glimpses of trust. Nor can i measure against a sweet babe, her newness and … Continue reading

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poem 6 on healing

We are helping to heal each other you and i traversing this stretch of time, an unwieldy highway, hand in hand. Watching the layers peel away feeling lighter with each small forward step increasingly aware of the young boy peering … Continue reading

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