Hunger

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Hunger

Deep need.
Emotional famine.
Wanting to be seen,
Really seen.

Invisiblely visible.
Intentional slight.
Reopens the wound,
Baring the soul.

Sent spiraling down
Into the dark abyss.
Overwhelmed.
Engulfed.

Scraps.
Fragments.
Morsels.
Yearning for more.

Oh to be seen!
Really seen.
Acknowledged.
Valued.

~ Laurie Pontious-Andrews

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About unabashedhope

The name Unabashed Hope comes from my favorite poem by Emily Dickinson. Unabashed means not embarrassed, disconcerted or ashamed. I believe Emily's poem, Hope is the Thing with Feathers, says it best: Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm. I've heard it in the chilliest land And on the strangest sea; Yet, never, in extremity, It asked a crumb of me.

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