This seemed to flow through me. It's the first poem I've ever written. Does it resonate with you?
A CONVERSATION WITH LOVE
I have loved through strength and sacrifice
I have loved through pleasing and for my life.
These are just some of the ways that I have loved
It was always for others and never for me.
Something was missing, it wasn't whole or complete
It was always for others, what about me?
Through illness and pain, my inner yearnings were heard
I started to find the parts that needed my love.
With nurture and comfort, I fulfilled their needs
They started to flourish and come back to life.
I found a love I had never known
It opened me up within and without.
A love for me, just as I am
A love so pure, a stranger to me.
This love was powerful and new at first
It took some getting used to, as it opened me up.
It gave me courage and strength just to be
It lit me up and set me free.
This love fills you up, changes how you feel
As you begin to see you, completely anew.
It gives you all you will ever need
This love that is you, that loves all you are.
If you haven't yet looked for this love inside
Sit quietly now and listen a while.
You will find it within, nowhere outside
It will come to you here and make you smile.
This love that is whole, what is it you ask?
It's your undying truth, the eternal you.
It brings joy, peace and light to all that you do
It never abandons, is always there with you.