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Naked in Body and Soul

“We were together. I forgot the rest.” ~ Walt Whitman
You helped me see myself when I was visibile to everyone, but invisible to myself. 
There was something you recognized beneath all the false identities I had. So many , that even I didn't know who I was anymore.  You made me smile from my soul for the first time in a very long time, not because you gave me something, but simply because your presence made me feel joy and made me desire to live. And it came naturally for you. It was in that moment I began to fall. In the beginning, we were chaos and fire. We rubbed each other and seemed to trigger one another; it was almost as if we were destined to only show each others wounds. Yet, even then there was a little voice who told me to run and another louder one that told me that "this is not all. the real stuff will show when the wounds are healed." So I dove into the pain.  I dove into my soul searching for every scar that frightened me so; for every wound that you trigge…