Touching Scars

Vacation 581

There was a time I could not even look

at her scars, her wounds, even though I loved her

a large one on her leg, several on her arms

and one even in her chest,

it was just too painful, and I looked away.

Fortunately we can hold each other now,

and talk about it, the pain is gone

and I can see more clearly

we have been healing

each other’s scars

for a very long time.

          

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2016, ancient skies

Peace and blessings to everyone.

“When we love people, we give them hope.”

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20 thoughts on “Touching Scars

    1. Thank you Solitaire. It is true, there is always the physical trauma of illness, but over time there is an increase of healing. I hope you are doing well. Peace and good health to you.

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