Sculptures and Photo by: Gabrielle Clark
….hello sweet tiredness, hello despair, hello anger, hello body.
Tell me of your wanting, your desires your needs. Tell me of your tiredness, your depression, your choking on all that’s inside. Tell me of your trying so hard.
I want to know it, I want to hear it all.
I don’t care if it’s not right to share.
Tell me all your mysteries.
Keep it all in they say, get over it they say, lose weight they say, get fit they say, do this, don’t do that, be anyone other than who you are.
But it’s the truth and the truth will set me free.
I want nothing but you.
Nothing but what is.
No more fighting it.
What would that be like?
I pause and feel into it.
I sense a deep peace that comes with this surrender.
I feel the love of a mother to her babies, so tired and worn out, she gets up hour after hour to nurture her child. Breasts so full, so tight, so sore, so little sleep, tired to the edge of exhaustion, she keeps going.
Love, the powerful force that drives her.
I have that to give all these places in me!
I can want them all like I chose them,
Like precious gifts.
All of it
held, transformed, healed…..
by the most powerful force in the universe.