They Gather Me Up They gather me up These trees They gather me up To mend my wounds And restore the depth of my soul To the balance of me. They gather me up Roots and branches Tops and tips Bending to match the height Of my heart in their presence. They [...]
Courage Gathered, I Name I name you. I call you out. Once a feral focal point of my life. The best of me: Dominated. Hidden. Denied. In doubt. I ignored the truth of my pain. For too long, this unnamed has squatted in my heart and the cells of my violated places. [...]
A Cold Fog When my desire to feel a man’s finger trace my spine, to feel his lips on mine, to bring him pleasure in return – when this desire goes unfulfilled, the act of self-pleasure hangs like a cold fog on my heart. I know that I could find release in [...]
I thought I knew exactly what would happen, And I was entirely wrong, Because you are you, And I didn't know you, Until I did, And then it was too late, And would have been untruthful, For anything else to be, Including what I thought, Which turned out to be wrong, Because in, the end, The truth is I receive delight in your presence.
Somewhere Somewhere out in the world you are there I feel your movement I feel your smile Directed toward the people in your life Your friends, your family, your clients. One day your there will be my here I feel your pull I feel your desire Directed towards the me you [...]
A Whiskey Conversation I think he must have seen me across the room. I’m not sure because I was surprised when he slid into the chair across and said Hi. He made effort at conversation. He laughed, he asked, he tried to enter our circle. I felt caught and wanted to keep [...]
The Moon in Her Fullness Venus rising And the Moon in her fullness I rise to the receiving Ready to bring all of me To the stillness of me. Now is the time To salute the giving To herald the adventure of a new ME. The Moon in her fullness ME loving [...]
Waves of love flowing to me From the one source, one love. I believe I stand with this One In this moment, in this place, Fully capable, entirely ready To be the best I can be. Light, Sound, Feeling, Thought Guiding me ever higher Along my path of promise With the one source, [...]
Life, some say, is about growth. The much-heralded power of Deep self-understanding and genuine reflection. This growth we think we know. Because we think it comes in wide sweeping changes Meant to clear our decks. Desperate we are to believe In giant steps and giddy decisions. Big changes that deflect and overshadow Real [...]
I love myself! From the depth of my soul to the bottom of my heart. From the origins of my cells to the expression of my being. From the bottom of my toes to the top of my head. Finger tips to finger tips, I love myself! Now and forever, Amen!
A Perfectly Balanced Equation A perfectly balanced equation We two Parameters shifting Balance altering within and between. Activating change, Always seeking balance. Both plus and minus, multiplied, sometimes divided. Always striving toward balance. A rhythm, a tune. A perfectly balanced equation.
Be here in this moment of Joy. Be here in this moment of Peace. Let your heart find its way, Let your knowing guide you. Be not the tormented lost, In the guilt of yesterday, In the fear of tomorrow, Unconscious of truth here today. Let the moon with her knowledge of the [...]
Circle of Infinite Possibility I stand always within the Circle of Infinite Possibility. My story always in motion in this moment now. I call upon the four winds to blow gently into this my life the sense of balance and trust necessary to living life fully and empowered. I call upon the [...]
To live in the present is to be in constant awareness of what IS in this moment. I yield.I yield all.From this day forward Just me.From this day forward Only me.I release hope.I release expectation.Me, just me.Here now with me.Whatever space I may feel, it is not filled.Whatever sharing I want to extend, there is no [...]
Prism light casts fairy light Across the wall In the dance I feel soul touch soul And I am ready to meet tomorrow?s dawn Today?s light has revealed treasure Which now gathers in my heart. Surf beat and wind caress Fill me with awareness and Love for a powerful new self. Sunbeam [...]
Creation of One and Creation of TwoMeet me here in this nest.In between stands my fearThat I cannot have either. Let go sighs the templed trees.Let go encourages the surf below.Just be my heart claims. Night above washes away my guard.Without a word to any oneI feel my inner shift. Already within my heartCreation of One, Creation of [...]
Life can be so chaotic, pulling in multiple directions at once, pushing to find many places?to stand and experience.?Between the push and the pull is the point to bring awareness.?Instead of blindly reacting to push or to pull, find the place of balance?in your heart.?In this moment is the opportunity to take this breath now. [...]
Wrote this in the Summer of 2015 I know the taste of your lips. I know the touch of your fingers. I know but don't quite know how Because in this life we have never touched. I can feel the strength of your arms And the willingness of your heart to touch mine. I [...]
These are excerpts from six of Cheryl's favorite poems in Kissing Frogs, Goddess Emerging: Her words are magic to his quenchless mind And stir passion down within his hardened skin. Her smile electrifies and singes his heart And he wonders at the possibilities of a new start. On breath held tentatively, Learn [...]