They Gather Me Up by Cheryl Marlene

They Gather Me Up

They gather me upThese treesThey gather me upTo mend my woundsAnd restore the depth of my soulTo the balance of me. They gather me upRoots and branchesTops and tipsBending to match the heightOf my heart in their presence. They gather meAs a prayer to the windAnd absolution to the soilAnd the moments of GraceWhich I …

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Courage Gathered, I Name by Cheryl Marlelne

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. Forced upon me by those hims limited …

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On Love by Cheryl Marlene

On Love

My mind and my heart have been full of thoughts and feelings of love.  How I love myself and how I love others . . . a beautiful journey filled with the pain both of surrender and merging, autonomy and solitude.  This morning, I thought of the following words which dig deep into the wings …

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For Women Everywhere by Cheryl Marlene

For Women Everywhere

FEAR I name you. I call you out. Once a focal point Of my life to Protect me from harm. Controlling the best of me. Making me Doubt the truth of My pain. Taking advantage Capitalizing on the Effect of Little men who do Not recognize the limits of their Minds fogged with Authoritarian smallness …

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A Cold Fog by Cheryl Marlene.

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 a shadowed place with whatever randy …

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Delight in Your Presence by Cheryl Marlene

Delight in Your Presence

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 by Cheryl Marlene

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 do not yet know But …

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A Whiskey Conversation by Cheryl Marlene

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 going. Drawn into his field Drawn …

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This Womb by Cheryl Marlene

This Womb

This womb has given birth to babies and more. More life.  More love.  More trust … much more. This womb, my womb, holds the center of my being and my loving. Its radiating heat has fueled my abilities both heart and mind, body and soul. My womb has been here through thick and thin and …

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The Moon in Her Fullness by Cheryl Marlene

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 me. And I care not the solitude I …

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Waves of Love as One

Waves of Love as One

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, with this …

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Protection of My Own Space by Cheryl Marlene

Protection of My Own Space

I feel myself wound tight. No maybe wound protectively. A blanket wrapping my shoulders to protect me from the cold. I usually find my own warmth, my own safe space. Letting someone into this place with me I don’t do easily, and I don’t do casually. I protect so that I am not in a …

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Walk the Line by Cheryl Marlene

Walk the Line

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 reasons and …

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Perfectly Balance Equation

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.   A Perfectly Balance Equation is an article from the category of my blog which focuses on this …

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Full Moon Blessing

Full Moon Blessing

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 …

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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 four directions to provide guideposts to my …

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Eagle’s Nest

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 lights …

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Life Can Be So Chaotic

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 …

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She Pauses

Everything is Energy. Energy is always in motion. The flow of receiving in. The flow of giving out. The eternal flow in and out. And within the in and the out, there is a pause, a moment of stillness which is neither in nor out. Yet filled with the infinite and the eternal. In this …

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Open Door

Open Door: every now and then my muse pushes me poetically — much as what happened when I penned this piece. I know the taste of your lips.I know the touch of your fingers.I know but don’t quite know howBecause in this life we have never touched. I can feel the strength of your armsAnd …

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