Reach

 

Reach (Randyjw; March 31, 2018)

 

We stare at one another

 

seeing the truth of souls laid over

with daily fare and bother

 

absent reason for need

to posit motive or to wonder

 

absorptively inherent

a mind at ease in aura’ed comfort

Vessel of my heart

divulges its apex in one pulse completing

 

The laggard I have been

caught in mimicry’s firm-taught lesson

Held back, but not withheld

the two-step forth and back of beating

 

Existential the external vessel

beneath the surfaces of skin

harmonious contents

simmer and glimmer

and reach without

as well as within

 

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2 responses to “Reach

  1. An eloquent piece, Randy, particularly like the melody of the last stanza. 💙

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