"It is a long stretch through dawn And every night, at a point in sleep, A clock ticks in my head; 3 am, it says. I rise, and listen to my heart: Oh, the AMs, How I have found my place With the stars..."
Month: April 2021
Your Blessings: A Narrative Poem
"She stands over her baby's grave. So small, she thinks, how far, yet so near! She tears. The earth drinks Of her bitterness, of her sorrow. She drops on her knees, Too beat to look up, so torn inside. The sky..."
"Why would you test my patience, Despite all it has gone through? Why would you betray my trust, And thus my last hope in humanity? I see you and try to be okay; Forgive and forget never..."
As We Are
"Don't make me choose, I just may walk for good. Why don't we figure a way? We can find one, together. Don't make me choose, I just may stay, and, oh, pray..."
"My little T: A happy soul, A beautiful star; My little star, My explorer..."
"I loved to sing When I was younger; I tried to sing When I was older. When you were younger, And you and I were alone, And you would look at me With those adorable eyes, And I would feel That I owed you a song..."
"I love to savour my morning view Of the rising sun; It always is a sight, o', worth every second, Every "bless you" of the early birds... Ah, the early birds..."
"You are a wonder, Whose entirety, no words can detail. Your splendour Glides over the clouds, And flies in the wind, And burns in the sun, And roars in the thunder, And flashes..."
My Love, My Friend
"I will not displease you, With so little in so much; Accept my gratitude— It is all my heart sings..."
Without All Of You
"We each are on our paths, Living, and loving, and loving life, Yet when your fingers lock with mine, Our hearts meet, our worlds marry, And when from embrace, we part, And wave goodbye, too weak to speak it, And drag our feet..."