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It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living.
I want to know what you ache for
and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing.
A. I ache to be an actor. I ache to be a PC Programer. I dare meet my hearts longing. I still haven't.
It doesn’t interest me how old you are.
I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool
for your dream
for the adventure of being alive.
A. I've risked worse for Love, and dreams, and everything to be alive including living on the streets.
It doesn’t interest me what planets are squaring your moon...
I want to know if you have touched the centre of your own sorrow
if you have been opened by life’s betrayals
or have become shrivelled and closed
from fear of further pain.
A. I have many sorrowing memorys of life's betrayals.
I want to know if you can sit with pain
mine or your own
without moving to hide it
or fade it
or fix it.
A. Yes I do mine and i could yours. every day. I am more stubburn keeping it then fixing it despite wanting to.
I want to know if you can be with joy
mine or your own
if you can dance with wildness
and let the ecstasy fill you to the tips of your fingers and toes
without cautioning us to
remember the limitations of being human.
A. Yes I can be with joy either or mine or yours. The ecstasy would be limitless. And the possiblities enourmous.
It doesn’t interest me if the story you are telling me
I want to know if you can
to be true to yourself.
If you can bear the accusation of betrayal
and not betray your own soul.
If you can be faithless
and therefore trustworthy.
A. I can on times be disappointing. But I'm true to my self. I've been told i've betrayed. But never betrayed my soul. I have on countless occations been faithless.
I want to know if you can see Beauty
even when it is not pretty
And if you can source your own life
from its presence.
A. I see beyond beauty of what is shown everyday. I see a person for what they are inside. I can source my own life with it
I want to know if you can live with failure
yours and mine
and still stand at the edge of the lake
and shout to the silver of the full moon,
A. Yes I can live with my failures and yourse. and shout out yes.
It doesn’t interest me
to know where you live or how much money you have.
I want to know if you can get up
after the night of grief and despair
weary and bruised to the bone
and do what needs to be done
to feed the children.
A. I have done this. i had a kid that i did what i needed to to get him fed.
It doesn’t interest me who you know
or how you came to be here.
I want to know if you will stand
in the centre of the fire
and not shrink back.
A. Yes i would stand in a fire and not move back.
It doesn’t interest me where or what or with whom
you have studied.
I want to know what sustains you
from the inside
when all else falls away.
A. What sustains me is my love for others. and it will always keep me going.
I want to know if you can be alone
and if you truly like the company you keep
in the empty moments.
A. I am alone with myself and do enjoy company in my empty moments.
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