My Semicolon ;

I don’t do “casual”
Life is too short
And far too beautiful
To wade ankle deep
In the Shallow end

I don’t want “meaningless”
My Soul seeks to create
Beauty and meaning
With every breath I take
Infused in trancendence

I don’t need “lukewarm”
My passions are Firey
Kundalini Rising
Up from the primal core
Of my Sacred Beingness

I don’t tolerate “empty”
My Heart deserves to be Filled
Overflowing with delight
Love pouring generously
Drenched in deliciousness

I don’t accept “maybe”
My worth demands ALL In
I know what I want
What I deserve and desire
Settling is not an option

I Choose those who choose
To create, to be Firey, to be filled
I accept nothing less
Be Courageously All In
Or get the fuck out

~ Aurora Victoria WindDancer
October 10, 2018

My 3 Year Anniversary of becoming Single. 10/10/10 was my Semicolon Anniversary. Three years ago, I “didn’t” drive off a bridge. Three years ago, I was closer than I’ve ever been to ending my life – But I Chose To Live. I called my Sestra Kathy,

and she helped me save my own life. I remembered my children and I chose to LOVE them more than ever. I remembered my community of Family and Friends and I chose to push through the grief and pain of the loss that almost ended me. I am Forever Grateful for the ones who helped me choose Life and healing.
I almost didn’t notice, the day almost went by without a thought or reflection. But then FB memories reminded me. Thanks Facebook, I’ve come a long way, and grown stronger and more self loving than I ever imagined I would be.

#Life #chosetolive #semicolonproject #survivor #healing #selflove #selfworth #mentalhealth #anniversary #poetry #poetryofig #poetrycommunity #poetryofinstagram #poet #imstillalive

Qualities That Qualify

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A while back one of my best friends advised me to sit and really think about, and write down, what qualities I value in people, and what I find attractive. I resisted at first, but she said to me "You should do this so that you'll have clarity on what's really important to you, and what you feel makes a person a positive healthy connection – so that when you meet someone who aligns with your values you'll recognize them." So I did. Here's my list of #QualitiesThatQualify Integrity, intelligence, wisdom, humility, kindness, compassion, trustworthiness, authenticity, strength in the face of adversity, the courage to be vulnerable, curiosity, drive to accomplish their dreams, willingness to do the work of becoming the best version of themselves they can be, a love of learning, a desire to serve and give back, passion for what truly matters to them, self mastery, strong ethics, a person who reads and pursues knowledge, is interested in science, philosophy, history, and can sustain thought provoking conversation. Depth. An open mind, an ability to listen for understanding the other person. Spiritual awareness – in any form that helps them grow and feel connection to the world around them and to themselves. A man who lives his life standing on his own two feet, with a smile and confidence, facing a Universe that can crush him in a million ways. Personal power. I don't care how beautiful the packaging is, if there's an empty box inside. But a person with those qualities is Gorgeous, no matter what they look like. #Values #SelfWorth #SelfLove #relationshipgoals

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