transformation Tag

“a return / to the strange idea of continuous living despite / the mess of us, the hurt, the empty” — Ada Limón

“I want to be unabashed, audacious, to gobble / space, to blush deeper each day in the sun, knowing / I’ll end up in an eager mouth.”

"I do not want / to give myself—I want to be stem, / stamen, petal, not blossom, not bloom—"