You Are Oceanic

all she wanted was to find a place to stretch her bones.

a place to lengthen her smiles and spread her hair

a place where her legs could walk without cutting and bruising

a place unchained.

She was born out of ocean breath. I reminded her;

‘Stop pouring so much of yourself into hearts that have no room for themselves. Do not thin yourself.

Be vast.

You do not bring the ocean to a river.’

– Tapiwa Mugabe

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Have a lovely week end everyone!

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