Lent — day six

Too much to wrap my arms around,
yet, always, you embrace me and kiss me:
with the arms of your people, with water, wine,
and coffee, with dusky light and breakfast,
with chocolate cake, with tears and snot,
with puppy licks, and baby laughs,
the smell of flour, the first hour of day,
with that tall pine outside the window,
storm-grey skies, banjos and fiddles,
saxophone, the smell of paint,
the color of some people’s eyes,
each touch on my arm, each gasping breath,
sweat, tearing, rebuilding.


Share your thoughts

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