get real close and you can see the lines, and spots the wrinkles, and scars the salt and pepper and all those scattered plot points these raw details yours to define sometimes they frame a tired smile; it’s all in the eyes that sometimes lose the pretense and spill out happiness this face perhaps one…
i need you to challenge me my assumptions my noise and even my quiet – not serene silence but hiding, razor-like prick-ly voids… i need you to hold me hold space for me throw fuel in the furnace if ever it’s reduced to a pilot flame… i need you to reflect for me never to…
recognize the world surrounding as the reflection of what’s going on inside it isn’t to guilt or shame it isn’t a punishment it’s just a reflection it’s a good thing the easiest most honest way we afford ourselves of learning what we believe to be true about us
there are innumerable ways we give away, lose, or are stolen from, energetically, physically, and in this linear place, temporally….
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