Whispers of a poet's heart

 Akin the breeze needs to be felt The way flowers need the rain I craved- beyond my inner self Unknowably Like the everlasting sun You brought light Filling up all my darkness And much like the moon Ever gentle and smooth You existed by just being you From afar, I could see- life Everything I could not believe in And then up close I held hope Like a fragile child sleeping And felt it stirring in my essence That I was more than I ever knew More than I was ever led to think I was greater than they said Greater than they could have imagined Greater than my empty absence Greater than even my empty hands Oh! Dear sweet love I wasn’t going to permit myself to dream Now- I just can’t help it All the missing color brought life Which in turn, set it afire You- May never…

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