I'm spending my summer trying to do things that make me a little nervous. This below photo says it all. Relaxation.
It's hard for me to allow myself to follow through with it. Even as I took a rest on this hammock, I felt the urge to do something, so I got out my camera and snapped some photos.
The other day I grabbed these treasures from a used bookstore.
Strangely when I opened them, I read about artichokes in both books. This is significant for me right now. I'm peeling away my layers to get to my heart, self-protected for too long.
Here is one:
- by Joseph Hutchison
O heart weighed down by so many wings.
Time is flying by, but I'm taking this summer vacation time to both have fun and look inside. I don't wish to be anywhere else at the moment.
(This post is in response to the recent Wordsmith Studio prompt, "Wish You Were Here.")