#poetry #healing poem by @_emilia_ailime_ .
I love you for the generosity with which your share your words and your heart @adriennemareebrown . Thank you for this: 💞
“I believe we are living on the precipice of the next phase of our species. and I'm with such good people, people who cry hard and laugh harder. and do one to move through the other, rolling across the full emotional span in epic waves. we feel what's gaping and yawning underneath both of those releases, that scale of lovegrief that can't be captured in any words I know...we let it be in our eyes, at our core.
the more I learn/remember how to feel, the more in love I fall with the particular aliveness that only sparks between us. that met longing felt when the interior world unfolding in me comes to a border and longs to be porous, expansive, vast, one, multitudes. this opening, these moments, this work, this makes a viable future possible.
today I remembered a song I was taught over a decade ago: "oh I say thank you
oh I say thank you
oh great spirits
in this way
I long to give my life to you
in love and devotion
in love and devotion"
even now, especially now, with a mask over my mouth and a storm at my back, I am learning what I must realize in myself, what I must defend and protect, what I must cultivate in the face of fear and death and supremacy: love, love, love. “ RP