Lightly child, lightly


In the morning
the light flickers—

every place it touches is unnamed.

I forget
my silk-spun dreams & losing heart.

I am open. I am soft.
I move into the silence

but I know I can’t stay.

— Michelle Tudor, This is Not the Place


  • Photo: NoelleBuske – “Magia” (via Mennyfox55)
  • Poem: Michelle Tudor via couvertures de sérénité 
  • Prior “Lightly child, lightly” Posts? Connect here.
  • Post Title & Inspiration: Aldous Huxley: “It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them.”



  1. Wow lovely

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  2. at least good to stop by each day, if even for a moment –

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  3. Lonely yet warmed for the moment.

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  4. Beautiful! ❤
    Diana xo

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  5. “I am open. I am soft. I move into the silence” Always want to stay. 🙂

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  6. Lovely. So lovely.

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