peeling back the layers

can leaving you feeling

open, exposed, raw,


but you find fresh ideas

just under those layers,

new ways of looking

at the world.


this world that


breaks my heart.


i’ll just keep peeling

till i get past

the broken bits.


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  • Kathryn January 10, 2011 at 10:53 am

    Love the analogy, I can’t wait to peel past the broken bits too. Hugs x

  • Skye Daniels January 10, 2011 at 11:36 am

    Oh, yes, & amen!! Beautiful!!

  • Sally G. January 10, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    Broken bits often respond well to healing. Raw and exposed is often of extreme discomfort to me too. Though something I’d do again, in retrospect.

  • Theresa January 10, 2011 at 12:44 pm

    This is beautiful~ Theresa

  • Jamie S January 10, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    So beautiful and thought provoking

  • Nana January 10, 2011 at 1:30 pm

    I love that phrase”I’ll just keep peeling till i get past the broken bits”… how wise you are

  • lisa January 10, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    I just loved this.
    Thank you.

  • wholly jeanne January 10, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    once again, your beautiful, beautiful words have struck me mute. (which probably means you could make a decent living off my family!)

  • Noel January 10, 2011 at 9:56 pm

    THANK YOU for reminding us all there is something we can do when everything around us seems so broken/unfixable.

  • Jessica January 13, 2011 at 9:45 pm

    Beautiful capture and inspiring words…thanks!

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