Thursday, September 14, 2006

Imperfections

imperfections in you I can not change
why were those things I once loved in the beginning
some even made me smile and laugh
imperfections in me now
why did I think they were all fine yesterday
some even made me feel smug and pretty
imperfections in this world
why did we ever feel safe and invincible
some days we even played and danced
imperfections we all live with today
are yesterdays memories
and tomorrows forgiving
~Go ahead and break me open
I still have treasures inside to behold~
(I made this yesterday out of frustration. I did it through blinding tears of rejection and I ended up smiling at it's beautiful message to me.)

9 Comments:

Blogger Susannah said...

this is beautiful and wise, my darling. you've been on a thoughtful trajectory the last week days... i'm sorry i haven't been around much for you.... i'm loving the new journal - you've inspired me to post a picture of mine soon too xx

2:39 AM  
Blogger bb said...

that is the most beautiful picture

and the poem means a lot to me today

love to you

x x x x x

3:10 AM  
Blogger my pink sky said...

beautifully said...truth we can all live by.

10:29 AM  
Anonymous angela marie said...

I love this... I still have treasures inside to behold.

I feel this way.

love to you

2:00 PM  
Blogger Madeleine said...

how things, indeed can change with time, eh? or at least our perceptions.
this delve very deep into the core of something, clearly.
it did for me, too.
i think i have been feeling very retrospective recently, and this summed it up perfectly for me, my love.
stay cool, groovy girl.
xxx

4:39 PM  
Blogger Turquoise CRO said...

imperfections we all live with today, are yesterdays memories and tomorrow's forgivings, beautifully written sweetie D! YES! Forgive, it will set you FREE! ((((Darlene))))

7:16 PM  
Blogger la vie en rose said...

i love the idea that breaking us open can in fact spill out our treasures

7:52 PM  
Blogger Colorsonmymind said...

This image and the poem are perfect together.

I love that last line.

XOXO

10:04 AM  
Blogger Bohemian Girl said...

i love art like this...beautiful art made from mistakes.

mistakes are what build character and make us beautiful...

love you.

12:03 PM  

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