Poem by Victoria Erickson

Creative Writing Coach, Victoria Erickson shares some beautiful poetry with us.

“Half of me is filled with bursting words
and half of me is painfully shy.
I crave solitude yet also crave people.
I want to pour life and love into everything
yet also nurture my self-care and go gently.
I want to live within the rush of primal, intuitive decision, yet also wish to sit and contemplate.

This is the messiness of life - that we all carry multitudes, so must sit with the shifts.
We are complicated creatures, and ultimately,
the balance comes from this understanding.

Be water.
Flowing, flexible and soft.
Subtly powerful and open.
Wild and serene.
Able to accept all changes,
yet still led by the pull of steady tides.

It is enough.”

Victoria Erickson

[ Cover Artist • Aykut Aydoğdu ]

We have more Poetry at The Ritual. All rights reserved by Mind on Fire Books.

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