The Dance

i set my heels

into the rising dust

abandoning trust

for the electrifying waves

that suspend me in space

the fountain of artistry

tenderly sculpting me

carving an interior

from what i once thought


Love is not what it seems

an unswayable worth

resistance unearthed

as the received is gifted

in the arms of existence


© M.G. Iannucci 2018

Self-esteem, self-confidence, self-respect are conditional concepts based on external validation. Self-love is as unconditional as the true love gifted to us through our existence. It is offered to the other as it is offered to self. Beautiful…

Art by Mark Spain

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