Inner Work

Self-compassion might come naturally to some but many people, myself included, have to work at it. Of course the more that we can befriend ourselves and accept ourselves warts and all, the more we have to give to others. This is good enough reason in itself to practise the art I say.


Slowly listening

to the niggling need

to the open hands

that beg for acceptance

My fuse board fumbling

for connection

Nobody can do this for me

It’s a new stage

My heart

a ripening peach growing

and plumpening

juices sweetening and settling

Fuzzy skin, thick and weatherproof

I lift you with my hands

Delicately strong

Holding you in tenderness

Finally acknowledging

the most important part

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