You (revised / updated)

You

…are:

Fearless. (Sans peur.)
Open.
Accepting.
Giving.
Open to receiving.
Understanding.
Empathetic.
Forgiving.
Curious.
Tolerant.
Profound.
Smart.
Artistic.
Open to compromise.
Understand the meaning of the term ‘contre-partie.’
Listening.
Laughing.
Beautiful… to me.
Female.
Sharing.
Ready to share.
A life.
Lives.
Histories.
Stories.
Pasts.
Presents.
Futures.
Music.
Literature
Art.
Film.
Cultures.
Culture.
Food.
Bodies.
Nature.
Tout qui est naturel.
Sans pudeur pour les choses qui sont naturel.
Flexible.
Invested.
Ready to Invest.
Ready to plunge.
Free. (Libre.)
Free to be.
Free to be with someone
Understand that you can be with someone
and still be free.
That being in a couple
doesn’t mean giving up yourself.
Independent, but
Socialized.
Unique
Your own person
Who appreciates my own person
And — if we fit — who is ready to live in couple.
To build a life. (A construire une vie.)
To share a home. (A construire un foyer.)
Able to recognize a real home.
Able to appreciate a beautiful house.
Understand that what makes a house a home is not whether its accoutrements meet a certain bourgeoisie standard (sont assez bourgeoisie) but the care and creation and love and warmth that goes into it.
Able to appreciate a man who knows how to cook — well.
You are also
Sensitive.
Sensitized.
Sensuous.
Sensical.
Savoreuse.
Worth savoring.
Able to savor.
Understand that vulnerabilty is a gift
not a liability.
That a man’s tears are a sign of strength,
not weakness.
Non-judgmental
but
able to judge
when you’ve found a man
worth keeping.

And me?
Your turn….

— Paul Ben-Itzak
(artsvoyager@gmail.com)

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