We orbit together and find light from darkness.
Your body launched me back in time, to that first moment when you showed me my own eternity.
When Laura held her later, rocking and talking to her softly, I thought about how strange it was to have my whole world sitting in one chair.
The anger that I felt was the quiet kind.
It was the first time I could prove to myself that I am somehow worthy of such a wonderful gift.
Tell me again, how we men only want one thing? I want it all.
Two broken believers, at times barely believing.
“Okay. Let’s go,” is all she said.
Weekday mornings, I’d find them next to a bowl of dry cereal or buttered toast gone cold.
You have a strength I’ll never have, son.
I have always known love, have loved and been in love.
He was shot 7 times by Americans. No one had apologized for what they had done.
This blanket of memories will carry us through the winter of our love.
She will peddle until her little legs give out and there’s no race left to win.
Sweet everlasting, my prayer.