Maryellen Hacko

Jan 31

A poem.

Photo by deni febriliyan on Unsplash

As a recovering perfectionist
It’s taken me 25 years to realise that
Mess is not a sign of weakness
But of life.

Look at the mangroves —
How their roots and branches twirl,
Unfurling intimacy, tangled and
Curled together like limbs, inviting you in.

Being human is like…

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Maryellen Hacko

Maryellen Hacko

Australian illustrator and writer of poetry and prose. Celebrating creativity, the human experience and Sabbath rest. https://maryellen-creative.com/