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  • We try so hard to hold it all together, to hold it all in.
    Its all fine.
    Its all ok. It builds.

    How do you let it go? It builds.

    Holding on. It builds.

    Stop your breath, Holding in. It builds.

    Then somewhere from inside, somewhere forth the depth reaches.
    Then something from outside, somewhere comes and to the depth reaches.
    And brimming over with this new weight you release.
    You release it all.
    And sing.
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