Friday, July 8, 2011


i remember when you picked me up and twirled me around in the fiercest hug our friendship has felt.
it reminded me that i wouldn't be alone in this.
i wouldn't be found running and jumping without being caught.

as i sit in this new place, i realize that's what i feel.
the absence of those closest to me, vulnerable to not being caught.
running in the opposite direction of those that are near as i wait for those that have known me longer, those that know me the best.

(I wish this were easier!)

it's time to reach out and be vulnerable.
i can't sit and wait for things to happen without asking, without taking risks.


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