Early Morning

I get up to make coffee
you are still in my bed

We were kids
I, at least,
running scared from what
your presence raised in me
fear of what love really is

that fear died this past year
along with so much else
some I pruned,
some was taken from me
or so I thought

but fear is better dead

now your presence
your generosity
your kindness
and your clarity
to call me on my backtracking

and all that has happened
apart and together
lets me rest
knowing I will never
have to be apart again

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: