i let love have its way with me

By Rachel Awes on September 3, 2012

i let love have its way with me
i never know
what will come
when i let love
have its way with me
but i do know
how to open my hands
+ i do know
that i want to.

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  1. Briana, MA says:

    Beautiful! Love the poem with the image.

  2. What a beautiful poem and illustration, heart warming xx

  3. Rachel, i think you must have the most beautiful soul…
    this is gorgeous, so powerful i can feel it !

  4. denthe says:

    Lovely painting and lovely words ….

  5. Yael says:

    You should get the whole beautiful yellow flower meadow as a present for those lovely words! 🙂

  6. wanda miller says:

    i love that yael, so much…she’s right you know! my heart and my hands are more open than ever after seeing, feeling and loving this rachel! what an absolutely marvelous rendition of letting LOVE in! love to you RACHEL! XOXO

  7. So gorgeous! I love the bravery in your poem.
    Catherine Denton

  8. Kim Mailhot says:

    I love love love love this phrase !
    “I let LOVE have its way with me!” – fills me with joy.

    Thank you for all you bring to the world, Rachel !
    Light and love !

  9. Susie says:

    pure and simple gorgeousness
    oh blissfull LOVE-ely One♥
    + i do know
    that i want to, too♥

  10. Marcie says:

    Beautiful sentiments…love this!

  11. Isabel says:

    Beautiful and whimsical Love:O)

  12. letting love have it’s way with me
    …oh yes i want to, too!
    scary like a rollercoaster yes!
    this is so so SOOOO beautiful,
    beautiful you:)
    thanks for the sweet inspire,

  13. Relyn Lawson says:

    Yes. YES, YES, YES!

  14. Meghan says:


    i don’t know + i do know + i want to.

    yes, love is having its way with me, too.


  15. Rachel what an inspiring poem and comforting image 🙂

  16. Julia says:

    You & your artwork are magic. Total magic and love.

    Nestling up against you…

  17. And the magic is… you don’t have to know, right? Just trust.

    Beautiful images and words 🙂


  18. Eydie says:

    I want to be covered in your LOVE rainbow.
    Your art and words are beautiful as always!

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