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VII. COMFORT

My Dearest, Most Beloved Zee, You told me once that when I don’t hear from you to take comfort in knowing that you are alive. Where is my comfort now? Is it in knowing that you lived and we were … Continue reading

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2002/11/02 | NO DEFENSES

To stand naked before you in every way, to place my life before you with all its flaws, to put all that I am in your hands without reservation, trusting solely in the kindness of your heart, all takes my … Continue reading

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FINDING BEDROCK IN THE STORM

In a world where everything seems to be in a constant process of change — and not for the better — I long for something solid, something I can depend on day after day, year after year.  I don’t need … Continue reading

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VI. TWILIGHT

How awkward, this living, This moving forward in time Without you by my side. The sun rises, then sets, Each day rolls into the next, Endlessly, relentlessly, At times excruciatingly slowly, And I feel nothing but the soft, Warm breeze … Continue reading

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V. ASHES IN THE WIND

How long has it been since I held you, Or put my head upon your shoulder With a sigh of contentment on my lips? How long has it been since you held my hand And pulled me close in a … Continue reading

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IV. THE SILENCE

The mantle of the darkness falls over the landscape As descending silence blocks all I might hear, My pounding heart echoes in the gathering stillness Straining toward footsteps that never draw near. Each grief-stricken moment grinds painfully onward Quenching the … Continue reading

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III. THE CENOTAPH

Oh, how I love Thee! How my heart swells with joy for Thee! From thy first glance unto thy last Such happiness has Filled my heart, my life That I can scarce contain its depth. You have been the morning … Continue reading

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