19 March 2008

falling in love

i fall in love more and more often
twice over the last 10 days

the first time it felt like my heart was being ripped out of my rib-cage
then i'd forgotten between the first and second time
and just now it feels like I'm being alive

both times I have fallen in love with my wounded inner child
and it's felt very good to be present with her
providing her with space, time, love, presence, gentleness...
she's felt that she exists at last and that her wound is real
that she's being taken seriously

she's felt alive
and when she feels that way, so do I...

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