Then You Walked By

march-iceHe was desert.

I, so thirsty, swallowed sand

Until I mummified.

He was iceberg.

I, so frozen, craved his warmth

Til all was numb inside.

Then You walked by –

Waterfalls and rip-tide seas

That made these cracked lips burn.

Summer Sunburst

Melted rivers, carved new clefts,

Uncovered long-dead urns.

And oh! the pain

As figments of sandcastles

Collapsed beneath my toes.

And oh! the ache

As Light revealed the chaos

I’d buried deep with snow.

You are water.

I, so thirsty, drink You in,

Til my cup overflows.

You are Sunshine.

I, so frozen, snuggle deep,

And Your arms hold me close.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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13 comments on “Then You Walked By

  1. Good to read your words again!

  2. russtowne says:

    Reblogged this on A Grateful Man and commented:
    I love this poem and wanted to share it with you.

    With Love,
    Russ

  3. Just bloody awesome, I do so like this

  4. tunisiajolyn84 says:

  5. Gallivanta says:

    What delicious warmth and love.

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