Today I asked my body

Today I asked my body what she needed, Which is a big deal Considering my journey of Not Really Asking That Much.

Today I asked my body

I thought she might need more water. Or protein. Or greens. Or yoga. Or supplements. Or movement.

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 Never-Quite-Right-Ness,

She whispered very gently: Could you just love me like this?

Hollie Holden June 2016

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