be too big.

We set our capacity to love. To be loved. To be in love.

We stake its ceiling. We draw its boundary. We establish its threshold.

We must live there. We must love there. We must fold ourselves over and over and over again until we fit. Until we are small enough.

We stake its ceiling. We draw its boundary. We establish its threshold.

But we can unfold ourselves too. Over and over and over again until we don’t fit. Until we are too big. 

Ceilings can be rebuilt. Boundaries redraw. Thresholds reestablished. 

Be too big. Be too big for the house you’ve built to hold you.

4 Responses to be too big.

  1. Brian September 8, 2017 at 11:47 pm #

    Wonderful imagination and imagery. And true, Write on…

    • maddie September 14, 2017 at 7:58 pm #

      Thank you. Here’s to new ceilings. And to bigness. xo

  2. Krsiten Olson September 11, 2017 at 5:09 pm #

    Let the light shine bright! Varsity only 🙂 xoxo

    • maddie September 14, 2017 at 7:59 pm #

      Thank you my beautiful friend. Glad we’re on the same varsity squad! xo

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