She is a bashful, smiling enigma Courteous to others, harsh on herself With only the slightest trace of melancholy Flickering almost imperceptively Across her face. Only a rare few ever see beyond the pleasantness She gladly defers to others to avoid herself Deflecting questions like a super power She will listen for ages about anythingContinue reading “Hiding”
There must be a soft place waiting nearby Where I can rest this heavy head of mine Yet it’s as if I am ever-searching in vain Under rocks, in briars, through thorns and rain For the safety of shelter where I can weep For that dry spot of Earth where I can fall asleep.
I have a serious job. I ADORE my job. Sometimes, though, it’s humorous and that can also help diffuse the heaviness of the more serious subjects we discuss in sessions. As much as I love to meet people in their deeper feelings, I also love to laugh. It’s a weird duality in my oddly conflictedContinue reading “Therapy Funnies Part II”
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“I am completely lost, please tell me where to go.” Deep down, dear soul, I think you already know. “This pain is unbearable, I no longer wish to feel.” Let’s look at where it stems from so you can finally heal. “I will never be good enough for everyone else.” When was the last timeContinue reading “Therapy”
I thought the tree was where I belonged Sitting beneath a canopy of branches Nestled up against the trunk of this vast oak Lulled to sleep by the sound of the breeze through leaves. Never dreamed of leaving this sacred space Too afraid of the world outside the shade of my tree Protected from theContinue reading “Stretching Wings”
Wandering traveler, Please excuse the strangeness Of this odd but sincere request: Could you spare your shoulder for a moment So I might take a little rest? My arms are aching from the lifting Of those whose strength has faded out My voice hoarse from reassuring troubled ones Lost in a fog of confusion andContinue reading “Supportive Shoulder”
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