Lazy Saturday afternoons
To catch up on rest.
Hectic Monday mornings
To catch up on work.
Heavy, sweaty scrubbings
To catch up on cleaning.
Lengthy, newsy letters
To catch up with friends.
Planned week-end outings
To catch up with family.
Long, passionate embraces
To catch up on love.
Why am I always catching up?
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Women, each a woman,
Two, three, five women
Wise and foolish
Baffling and simple.
Together they weave the Core
Tight, loose, gentle
Envisioning wholeness and wellness
As they gaze at moon and stars.
Restless and calm
Detailed and summed.
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weaving girl dreams and woman fantasies
dancing unrehearsed to one another’s beat
sharing heart stories, health teas and therapies
savouring fleeting joys in both cold and heat.
crying lonely then bursting into laughter
laughing uncontrolled till eyes brim with tears
looking exotic in floor-length silky wear
feeling as pretty in mix-match garbs at ukay sale.
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