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See Beauty

I see this woman unfolding flower blossoming opening sun dawning in her eyes. See a phoenix rising out of rumble and ash daring to live again. See joy. Expanding her capacity to love again and again, receiving the gifts given.

See beauty. See the earth as still Eden, through her creation and destruction…she is reborn. See peace. See the gentle evening breeze through my clothing as I behold this sacred sight to see. See gratitude.

When I lift my voice in praise of this life that is mine to live, I am filled with what an infinite line of ancestors have wanted for their daughters.

Embrace darkness. Hold ugliness close and see what there is beneath the disguise. Kiss her mangled face. Remind her of what is still in her heart. How the Goddess has decided to show her face in this moment, I feel her.

Feel pleasure. Pulsing river of blood coursing through each vein carrying breath to all of me. Heart line directly connected to my long neglected muscle, I praise my yoni for its succulence.

Dare to see beauty. Dare to hold close the pain and let myself step through this shadow shedding skin so I can breathe light. See a million hearts breaking and see the opportunity to begin again. See renewal.

When my eyes are down cast and I resist the ways in which God is showing themselves even in the face of injustice, I see passion. See the will to fight as the warrior within rising to its higher purpose. See beauty in the human struggle to come back to center.

Let this world take you under and dare to walk as though your feet are the very nourishment the ground supporting you needs. Dare to dance. Dare to be bold enough to let the bones of the past be laid in their final resting place.

See beauty. Let it bring clarity that all is exactly what it is supposed to be. Embrace soul family. Love the sisters. Love the brothers. Hug the children. Hug yourself. Love yourself.

See body as a conduit for godliness. Take this suffering and make it your cure. Know healing is possible if you choose it. See this beauty. Let it bathe you in golden light.

Each moment, another opportunity to start anew. See this beauty opening right at your fingertips. Love this all. Be light.


Mukut's picture

Lovely ,poetic words

So lovely ! Loved the line-" see the will to fight as the warrior within rising to its higher purpose."

Keep it up. Shine on.


Mukut Ray

LatiNegra's picture

thank you so much for reading

thank you so much for reading my poem!
heartfully yours,

Ynanna Djehuty
Certified Birth Doula and Writer

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