December 20, 2017

Body Love. {Poem}

my body is different now 

the baby has long since left my womb
but my soft tummy seems to hang out of me
as I lay on my side.
I used to take breaks from eating
I used to suck it in
my lover reaches around my waist
and stretches his fingers over
what feels like a pouch
I love your belly
he says
and gently grips it
and shakes it
and moans low in his throat
the way you do when you can’t withhold your affection
I’ve never felt more loved.


Author: Caitlin Sommer
Image: R. A. Portrait Design
Editor: Catherine Monkman
Copy Editor: Yoli Ramazzina
Social Editor: Waylon Lewis

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Annabella Bray Dec 28, 2017 1:01am

Beautiful :)

John Backman Dec 27, 2017 3:29pm

LOVE this.

Ruth Ann Dec 20, 2017 8:45pm

I just love Caitlin’s grace unfolding website... Full of great ideas, relationship blogs and poetry!!

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Caitlin Sommer

Caitlin Sommer is a writer, speaker, intuitive, Reiki healer, single mother, emotional abuse survivor and thriver, and loving communication expert based in Lethbridge, Alberta. Her writing can be found through her Facebook and Instagram. She is a radio personality for her talk show, Grace Unfolding with Caitlin on JessFM.ca, which airs Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. MDT. Her mission is to inspire people to take back and protect their personal power, to embark on a self-healing journey, and to reroute old conditioning and outdated beliefs. The ultimate goal is to create space for unconditional love, within and without.