Hold Still

Am I too forthcoming
I swelter
Looking in one door
When you’re looking
Out the other
Like a vacation
Without you there

The sky, the light, the dark
A slipstream of fundamental
Uncertainty
Certainly you want to
Be here

My contemporary counterpart
Across all of time
Intoxicated helplessly
Restlessly divine
Always comforted
To discover you
Indirectly

From everything that
Cradles your body and spirit
If we live, we live
If we die, we die
Whether we live or die
We belong

Like the words to a song
Even to one that knows it well
And I can only wonder how much

Hereafter we will tell
Stories of the beauty
Of your laughter
Inscribing it
Peeking through the clouds
To find even a crooked path
To the foot
Of your door

Have I mislaid my steps
Hearth and heart
Across the space
Not too far apart

I know I’ll find you
Just hold still

© GÄ