Monthly Archives: August 2014

This Moment of Readiness

Has love been here all along
Despite the barriers I’ve kept?

As though I needed protection from something so beautiful.

The walls I built kept me contained
But also restrained.

Now I sit
Head in hands
Wondering at the thousand-year loss,
Pondering what has passed.

The protection was not from me
But for me
While I healed,
To this moment of readiness
For that which has stood before me all along.


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