Everyone

We all need to hear,
that small secret,
whispered – or shouted
in our restless ear:
“I want you about,
I enjoy you around,
I relish the time we have.”
A breath of vibrant air,
a touch of morning coffee,
the first drops of spring rain,
the wind in your hair;
the darkness falls back,
the heart turns outward,
and there is now dawn.
Short words, quick words,
but demanded words,
words worthy of our breaths,
a masterpiece forged in the lung,
tempered by the tongue,
handled carefully,
given in love, right and just:
“I am glad to be with you.”
Always.

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2 Responses to Everyone

  1. Sometimes all we look for from people, in life, is this. This is a great poem.

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