Age of Empathy
Published in

Age of Empathy

Go Slow

For those of us putting ourselves back together again after a long, difficult time

Go slow.

Go at the pace of the mosses and the trees; slow enough that green tendrils begin to sprout from your fingernails and lichen swathes your eyebrows.

Go so slowly that your roots spread and uncoil and writhe down through soil and rock. Be the slow…



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Caroline Mellor

Mother, top writer and author of poetry collection The Honey in the Bones. Poetry, prose and personal essays.