A beautiful piece by Hollie Holden that I wanted to share with you.
Today I asked my body what she needed,
Which is a big deal
Considering my journey of
Not Really Asking That Much
I thought she might need more water
But as I stood in the shower
Reflecting on her stretch marks,
Her roundness where I would like flatness,
Her softness where I would like firmness,
All those conditioned wishes
That form a bundle of
She whispered very gently:
Could you just love love me like this?