Every day we turn on the news at 8
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Every day brings another heartache
Bombs of the battlefield are now placed
In the offices of our elected officials
Intended to turn their bodies into a bloody paste
Though from our warm living rooms and plush armchairs
It doesn’t seem all that bad.
The wind whispers the words of ghosts haunting my memory in flashes of sweet, silent clarity,
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and I remember.
I remember souls reaching as waves grasping for shore
And I remember joy
I remember hearts yearning as I had never endured before
And I remember love
Curious minds scour the wreckage
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Pouring over the items they find.
‘What happened here?’ they cry
Eyes dumbfounded and minds confused
I flow, purely on impulse,
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pulled along the valley bottom,
I look up to the luscious, vibrant hills,
they encroach the river bank,
shadows engulfing my pure, crystal water.
Winters creeping cold
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Spring’s feeble efforts.
Holds on to dampening shrouds,
crushing unborn hopes
of daylight’s lengthening.
Let me breathe
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to save my soul.
Do not crowd
I’d rather drown.
I enter your room
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and close the door behind me
You do not hear me come in
With apologies to Elizabeth Barratt Browning,
I’ve discovered the antidote to sadness and frowning.
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways,
You’re in my heart eternally, this is not a passing phase. Continue reading “The Love of My Life”