She is Courage

She is not a bag or a box To be shoved in a corner Or placed on a shelf She is insecurity She is imagination She is as strong as she is emotional She is a tender heart That needs to be held Not hidden Let her out She cannot grow into Courage if sheContinue reading “She is Courage”

She Grew Love

Detail of “Waiting for Summer” by Christian Schloe She raised herself up one limb at a time, reluctant to make noise, afraid to cause a stir. Each movement bringing her closer the place where her courage was hidden–waiting. The little fears she allowed to have so much room began to shrink and from the space, she grewContinue reading “She Grew Love”