Today, The Star wanted to come out and play...
as a poem.
It feels like a good way to connect with this card, which always holds so much power and mystery for me.
When you don't know what else to do,
pour it all out.
no way out but
The release of bondage
The contraction that births
The Star is
a safe word.
All of your containers cannot hold
your vision growing
the shining sky.
Do not try to hold it:
You are a body of water
learning the mysteries of river and sea.
I know you are tired of crying.
The Star is an asana.
The Star is a heart that keeps pumping.
The Star is kinky as fuck.
Blow palo santo smoke on your open palms
and keep reaching.
Kaeti is a therapist, teacher, and dreamer based in Long Beach, California. All of her work (and play!) is interested in dismantling intersections of oppression and breathing magic and radical healing into all the daily corners of her life, into all the spaces of community she helps weave.
There are photographs in this post that were borrowed lovingly from the internet and do not belong to us. Photos in this post are attributed to Kaeti unless otherwise specified. All are linked and credited to the best of our abilities in hopes of attracting more traffic to the photographers and websites who have blessed us with this imagery. The inclusion of a photograph here should not be interpreted as an assertion of the subject’s or artist’s identity or beliefs. If there is a photo included here that belongs to you and you want it removed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and it will be removed promptly, no questions asked.