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There are so few things For which I ever ask Of anyone. Self-sufficiency, Self-reliance, Independence… Have always been My hallmarks of strength. Never, Never, Did I want to feel like I was a burden. “Cowboy up.” “Suck it up.” “Deal with it,” All, Direct orders that My heart could Quote from memory. And… “Never let […]
It is the duplicitous Janus Of my life that tortures me, Looking back on so many years Of loneliness, But now teasing, Flaunting Glimpses of future joy And forever, As if momentary glimmers Of sunshine Struggling to part the Pain of autumn clouds. Light, Love, Just there… If only for a moment, Just beyond My […]
Beyond our understanding, Beyond the sciences Known to man… There is elegance Of the unknown, Unaccepting of challenge By logic, Denying the dissection By learned attempts To expose The mystery. In the moment That our lips meet… Such a mystery Unfurls in ribbons Of color, And texture, And seductive murmurs Of our touch And near […]
I’ve come to realize, That in my life There are two immutable truths. Firstly, There will always be A constant pressure And worry. The depths of challenge, The questionable way ahead, Will always foist On me A longing for respite And sense of sanctuary… And the older I get The more palpable That torment. But […]
You can taste it,Can’t you? That smoldering,So deep downInside of me. The need to touch… The need to be Touched. Complete release of the now,Taking us bothTo another place… Of tranquility,Emotional union,Complete commitment,And savory exhaustion, All of this desireAnd urgency so present in me… Present in my eyes,Present in the beat of my heart,Present in […]
We both have Our scars… Don’t we. Those that can be seen, Those of the wounded flesh, A testament of past pain, And determined recovery. And those scars remaining unseen… Those of the wounded heart, A testament of past pain As well… And determined recovery. Somehow in the serendipity of life, Somehow by Grace, We’ve […]
I can see the worry in your eyes… A distance,A troubling horizonThat you fear, A deep burden… Pending, Reflected in your gaze. But just consider this,My love… You have a strengthUnlike any other,To defend your hopesAnd dreams. You have a clarityTo see what isTo be heldSo dear in your life. You have depth of soulThat […]