The feeling you give.

Heather Lydia Thornhill 1981 (Manchester)



Gentle was the night you held me in
A face hidden in the stars like life began
Floating mind and body purified
I would not mind if I had died
If I could feel it with my mind
I'd turn the stars before you
And stir the water like air
That you might share the feeling
Of having you here and there
If all the colours changed to
An eternity of our names
It might describe our worth
In that feeling of rebirth
With your presence now no myth
I now know your love exists
And all I could ever wish
Was given like the breast
To quench a thirst so strong
That I never knew was mine
No prayer I've ever thought
Or poem ever writ
Nor piece of music soft
Or dream could ever now uplift
But for the ease of knowing
The beauty of your gift
The grace of who you are
Leaves my heart ajar
I'd send eons of angels
To thank you close enough
And mend the stairs to heaven
Of hearts broken by your return
So the souls fulfillment
Could raise blessings in fair turn
And the breath of light so patterned
It brought your tears three times
And the empathy was so great
I was you throughout and all around
In the silence of lost souls
It was as every goodbye was found
And I can only try to lie
That I can be far from your side
And think beyond your love
With cruel thoughts that all scream love
The second that they hit me
If magic could only send
A glacier of snowflakes to mend
The tear between our energy
My dearest loving friend
But I know that I am only me
And you have to be you
That you have got to share the loving things you do
So I try to think beyond that feeling
As if sex, sweet hugs or loving gaze
Could phase some of the glory
And dampen how I felt
Whilst floating in the labyrinth
Of how you can amaze.
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Written on November 06, 2022

Submitted by HeatherLydiaThornhill on November 06, 2022

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Heather Lydia Thornhill

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