Red Water Birthing

she still entangles casuistic red-water birth
she still swims in the mote of her mother’s eye
grasping upward the pure waters release
she wants more than peace,
she wants the ‘come out’ surprise,
earth’s birthed again ideas
a body not afraid of past lies.

Linaji 2011

inspired by Mel Brackstones image Water Baby

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Everyone has to know this amazing womans work
Mel Brackstone
aka: Halftone
I was meandering and found this image with a slight gasp… and so it goes with the loving connections here at RB, I began to write…

I am artist always becoming…
Endless ideas pull me forward towards endless creation.

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  • HamperRefuser
    HamperRefuserover 2 years ago

    Wow a great collaboration! Awesome!

  • wow thank you and I did not know you were not on my watchlist… sigh.. now you are, powerful writer you!

    – linaji

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandover 2 years ago

    Great minds inspire!! Awesome write my dear!!

  • heheh aww you otta know my friend! x

    – linaji

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooover 2 years ago

    beautiful collaboration

  • thanks so much Boo, Mel is such an incredible artist!

    – linaji

  • tori yule
    tori yuleover 2 years ago

    This is beautifully written,Lina. You are so amazing. To see an image and have the words come tumbling out. What a creative mind you have.
    “a body not afraid of past lies.”
    speaks to me.

  • I am on fire in the writing sense my dearest… so happy this morning and so happy you are here with me. Love you, and that line is everything to me and where I am NOW. xxx

    – linaji

  • Richard George
    Richard Georgeover 2 years ago

    marvelous tribute…you connect so well Lina!

  • It is too easy for me to fall in love with an image and release feelings, I love this place Richard!

    – linaji

  • and thank you!

    – linaji

  • Richard George
    Richard Georgeover 2 years ago

    “she still swims in the mote of her mother’s eye…”

  • yes, kinda full this one, thank you for ‘feeling’ Richard x

    – linaji

  • laureen warrington
    laureen warrin...over 2 years ago

    Very powerful collaboration of words and image wow!

  • Mel’s still asleep, I hope she likes it M…! thank you!

    – linaji

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 2 years ago


  • Liz,,, it is one of those days that my tear ducts seem so available!

    – linaji

  • kenroome
    kenroomeover 2 years ago

    Wonderful inspiration Lina. Your last line crushed me.

  • awww how I am feeling so much today ken, sending you much love, thank you.

    – linaji

  • Del Millar
    Del Millarover 2 years ago

    Wonderful words Lina, perfect.
    There is ever that strive….

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