House Cleaning

I wrote this awhile ago, but I read it now like it just showed up for me today fresh in from the rain letting me know that today I feel and see more demonstration of goodness from the life I am living and that I am indeed loved.

I feel this piece as if my lover were with me now as I write this intro and that I am loved, oh so deeply, for I am learning this lifetime the love I have discovered for me is quite precious… being that it ‘seems’ most of my life I lived without my personal best.

House Cleaning

He swept behind my cabinets in the kitchen
naked half way down.
his broom was like a magnet
sweeping all my lies in a dustbin made of
of his smile and his belief that I was meant just for him.
I tried to tell him I was Mafia
I kill the men that love me
equally without remorse
something to do with a father that
tried to kill my little girl

But he would have none of it.
He said,
Mon ami,
just a few particles of lost dreams
now fulfilled
Just a few crusty beliefs that you are not
good enough
all lies
as you know
the way you live now is like that of
once kidnapped and the winter of your days

began young..

but now you bring back the spring

that once never had begun!


So then

he moved a few more dusty shelves and I watched with tears and with joy

as he saw through my ploy

he saw me

loved me

and took me in his arms and said

you are my flower

budding and new.

and …

I felt all he said

was true.


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  • JRGarland
    JRGarland10 months ago

    When we fail to see the beauty inside of ourselves, it is good to have someone around to see for us. They can show us just how dynamically beautiful we truly are in this world. Of such a soul, Keep!!

  • I always enjoy your quick cutting perception of our life here in thifS dimention

    – linaji

  • devotee1
    devotee110 months ago

    Very beautiful, Lina; so totally original and from the heart. oxo

  • Joe, you simply are the ‘bomb’ thank you much!

    – linaji

  • erichbiemer
    erichbiemer10 months ago


  • I will work on it as far as grammar and style of write, but the essence caught me by surprise as I feel full these days!

    – linaji

  • Donna19
    Donna1910 months ago

    Congratulations, how wonderful the depth here that tells a story which I’m sure many of us will understand and be moved by. It is a story of hope and lovely survival. Excellent!

  • OH WOW! Thank you much Donna and Vavoom! I am completely honored

    – linaji

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesor10 months ago

    Excellent write Linaji!!
    …then of course you killed him!! :)

  • shuuusshhhhhhhhhhh x

    – linaji

  • Mark Wade
    Mark Wade10 months ago

    Oh yes yes Lina. Such a truth has none against it

  • Thanks so much Mark and don’t forget to add your work to Vavoom now that I am back I require GREAT photography

    – linaji

  • tori yule
    tori yule10 months ago
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