Friday, May 4, 2018

An Angel's Sigh


When you sleep I watch you.
The gentle rise and fall, 
and rise and falling of your breath.
And I wish 
I could kiss the softness that lives inside you.
That hope which has feathers and wings, 
that flies into things I cannot. 
Like dreams and young countries. 
All that lives beyond the borders of my being. 
A place to which I have no passport 
but your breath.. 
your gentle breath..
it breaks here on my arm
like a fog it flows around my form 
and I will kiss that while I can.
Because tomorrow, 
who knows what breathes in 
tomorrow?




Painting "Finding Psyche" by Edward Burne-Jones


2 comments:

  1. So deeply stirring and beautiful..the sacred power of breath! Thanks for sharing this gorgeous poem and lovely image! Soulful and beautiful!
    Victoria

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    1. Thank you for your kind appreciation, my dear friend and kindred spirit. ♥♥♥

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