Emotions are like an ice cream truck
that assembles itself in a foreign part of your body
and before you realize it
and just when you are ready to take a step outside
they hit you.
There are no casualties
just some pain from the difficult emotions being expressed,
the ones I locked in the trunk,
but I can still have a relationship with them
as long as I don’t follow their directions.
have different needs
and this is what leads
to motivation, action and tendencies.
My emotions are built on the reflection of the body experience
that comes from living.
Feeling them rise and feeling them get into motion
reminds me what’s important
and that there really isn’t enough space in the back seat for anger.
Values are what give me joy,
they are how I orientate myself
and they help me know that I moving in the right direction.