the space next to me

the unguarded pleasure of your unfettered love

granted in fits and spurts– boundaries

demolished and resurrected

in the span of a single breath–

shadows hovering and descending

 

this infinite perspective that has always been

patiently waiting

for my prying, stubborn eyes

and willful, unrelenting mind.

 

An existence within emotion–

dancing feelings, tidal waves of tumult,

diving into the deep perpetually–

misunderstanding

my proximity to the shore.

 

Misinterpreting my relationship to the calm,

peaceful surrender– the haven of

perspective– an infinite clarity

existing

simple steps away.

 

Basking in a warm, gentle glow–

lapping flames in my tended fire,

heating the hearth– the ease of

its simple, timeless beauty–

a dawning understanding;

 

that there is a space next to me

that you will always occupy–

timeless and formless,

a gentle, comforting presence

beyond the measure of sentiment

or words.

About mandycregan

i'm a mom, partner, healer, writer, business owner and dancer.
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