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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Soul's Errand




I flayed his hands
watched them bleed from his eyes

every weighted word
I placed on raw nerves
and ever so gently
he carried them
his love a crimson wing
lifting boulders
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I'll be leaving blogland for awhile. I've got work to do. Hard internal work where gears need to grind against my bones and shave off sharp slivers that I stab myself, and others, with daily. The kind of work where I harbor my mind until it begins to soften against itself...can open it's arms and treat me with more kindness. The kind of work that others are counting on, and shall not even for a moment be taken lightly. My husband says I "beat the shit" out of myself...overwork the body and mind. But perhaps this, a strengthening of spirit, I have never done.

A soul's errand.
An important one.
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19 comments:

  1. Take care, Ms. Wine and W's , but you can come back anytime,,:), and let us hear from you..

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  2. You have such a gift with words.

    I hope you gain the strengthening of spirit you need. I know what it's like to overdo. And may you then return to us and give us the gift of more words.

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  3. Best wishes on your healing journey, Annie.

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  4. Be well, my Annie, and regain your strength. Much love & cloud strength to you...

    xoxoxo,
    Marion

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  5. ((Hugs)) I'm there in the whisper of the wind, speaking soft words of comfort. You know where to find me sweet friend. Wishing you a world of courage and strength. (Hugs)Indigo

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  6. you take care of you and yours. do what's important and good and right. watch a few sunsets. witness a few sunrises. there's so much more to life than what we do here.

    love to you
    xo
    erin

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  7. We will miss you. Be at peace.

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  8. will be missin you here :(

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  9. I hope you find the peace and happiness you need and seek. I'll be continually praying for you. I love you Annie.
    Rob

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  10. I'll miss you, but I'll also know that what you're doing is so incredibly beautiful and important, that when I think of you I'll smile.

    You can always email me at cliftontracy(at)gmail(dot)com if you ever need anything at all, Annie.

    Best wishes on your journey towards kindness to self. It's not an easy path to take, but the view is amazing.

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  11. This is where I've been for over a month. It's hard work. Sometimes it seems endless.

    I await your return to full-bodied expression.

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  12. As the great Mel Brooks once said, "Work, work, work, work, work, work, work. Hello boys, did you miss me ?"

    Then he lifted her Heavy Boulders.

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  13. i've been a bit absent from the internet myself, so i understand. wishing you love, lady.
    xoxo

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  14. take real good care of yourself, Annie ... and be well ... touch base when and if you can ... i send you all by best thoughts ... Noxy ... xo

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  15. Be good. I break from time to time. Breaks have a way of reinvigorating you, so break hard and enjoy.

    - Eric

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  16. good journeying to you. the green colors here are lovely.
    :)

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  17. Hey, You... I trust all is going ok for you...

    :o)

    ~shoes~

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  18. Sending love and hugs your way, Annie :)

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Thank you for listening.