i think of you tonight

as I gaze at the moon

sitting slightly more than half full

and I am reminded

how you came into my life

and gently guided

lessons and love that

were balancing half empty

yet, with a pull of your heartstrings

they emerged half full.

i know this sounds simple

perhaps such a slight shift

but it is as deep

as your eyes that night

when I begged you

to answer for me, to choose

i thought I might drown in them

but instead

they taught me to swim



leigh 10.2.06



3 Comments Add yours

  1. mb says:

    That is nice, L. Such soft words to put me to bed tonight.

    I miss my Kaia. Kisses to her!


  2. amygeekgrl says:

    beautiful. you have such a way with words. 🙂

  3. em says:

    So beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

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