Tonight I’ve Got To Cut Loose

Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.


Today emptied my emotional and physical stores repeatedly. I have nothing left to give tonight, although I tried many times to work on several posts.

So, instead of choosing to succumb to the tiredness, physical pain, and self-loathing for not living up to my expectations for how I treated myself and others today, I’m choosing to dance.

I have no reason to dance, if I listen to my inner critic. In fact, I have every reason not to dance, which is exactly why the music is so loud and my feet are about to jump around so infectiously that everyone here will be pulled in with me.

This is healing.

Post for NaBloPoMo
(Since I’m writing most of these late at night, in bed, while tandem nursing twins, I’m choosing to concentrate on writing rather than proof-reading or editing. Please forgive the extra typos and non-nonsensical grammar. Thank you.)

See you tomorrow for Nablopomo.
NaBloPoMo November 2014

4 thoughts on “Tonight I’ve Got To Cut Loose

  1. I read this post on my phone last night when I was in the depths. It really helped me feel not-alone. Thank you for being a voice of resilience in the dark. ❤

      • This reply made me cry. I am so grateful when words reach us at the right moments, sometimes the darkest moments. Thank you, Zoie. Your posts generally arrive in my inbox in the night-time, insomnia, painful hours. I am grateful. ❤

I love comments and try to reply to each one. I look forward to connecting with you. Namaste

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