Succor

Dr. Jamie wrapped in a lit, rainbow sparking cloth similitude to a cocoon
Image received by Alicia Hann, with inspiration from Sydney Stephenson and Justine Mastin

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I am not your guru
I am not your mother
I am not your slave
I am not your lover

I cannot be the friend you might be looking for
I cannot be the perfect ally to everyone
I cannot be your instant fixer
I cannot make your problems go away

I will not give you a neat model for healing, for
I am not a model anything
I will not crack any code, because
I cannot be codified

I am not your guru
I am not your mother
I am not your slave
I am not your dumpster

I am imperfect and flawed
I am the villain in many peoples’ stories
I will let you down when I set my boundaries
I am meant to fall from pedestals

I am a teacher, only because 
I have experiences to share
I am a guide, simply because
I have trudged some roads myself

Please don’t make me your only teacher
Your only guide
There are other voices to embrace that
Will help you transform into your own

Guru
Lover
Teacher
Mother
Friend 
Ally
Model
Succor 

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  1. Jamie, this is so beautiful. I love your work and would love to share this on my page. With your credit of course. Thank you for inspiring me over and over <3

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