The World Is Inside You [Poem]

derrick tyson

The world is inside you,
And I hope that’s good news.
Not just joy and beauty,
Or the things that you choose.

There’s nothing in others
That you don’t possess,
Although there are times
You may not confess.

Every emotion,
Every kind of thought,
Every part of nature,
There’s nothing you’re not.

So if you meet someone
You don’t want to be,
Remember it’s you,
You don’t want to see.

So gather my friends,
As I honor thee,
For loving more of you,
Means loving more of me.

In 2015 Paula and I started IntimacyFest.

We wanted to create a space where people can be themselves, share vulnerably and be held by a loving community.

This June in San Diego will be our 4th year.
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