there’s a point in every relationship when you finally get past the need to sell yourself, to show off your best qualities and virtues, and even bullshit a little about who you’re not really at all….
when you choose to love someone you will have to reach to stretch yourself past your comforts your practiced expectations your walls and barriers. . . while they may be another part of you they are not you and must be respected as such embrace the knowns and the unknowns for nothing else defines a…
can be difficult sometimes
my romantic self
wants to kiss you
hold your hand
to stare into your eyes
in quiet knowing
and disappear the noisy world…
creativity thrives on an openness and innocence (or perhaps wilful ignorance) – a trust in the unknown and the anticipation of the unexpected – as well as a certain level of restriction, pressure, or limitation: a time constraint, a budget limit, an equipment or materials limit, inexperience, weather conditions, client preferences, mercury or mars in retrograde, etc….
i think it is exceedingly rare these days that we take the time to truly get to know how someone wants to be loved; how they prefer to be treated, acknowledged, let alone or kept company; how they would be heard, understood, and validated; how they want to be touched and embraced, or how they’ll be open to it when they feel safe….
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