Author’s Note: When you stare at a photograph and react to it emotionally, are you able to describe what you see? When you gaze at a portrait do you ever feel you are seeing the essence of the subject?
You are the sum of my dreams and the essence of my longings. I crave your touch. You are my fantasy lover. You are the energy that lifts me to play amongst the clouds in search of the sun’s pathways.
You are my refuge from the panic monster a touchstone bringing calm and clarity a source of strength and love a reminder that a constant exists that caring and kindness do not cease because time and space intervene.
Miles cannot defeat this life affirming evidence that connections persist and bonds strengthen if we open our minds to possibility and our hearts to kindness and breathe in the wonder .
Drifting farther from the shore lulled by the gentle rippling I let it carry me away. Hypnotized by the rise and fall of the waves; they disappear, (where do they go?) then crest once more, this time spewing foam as they start their graceful bow. A fragile state A false peace