Basking in the Sun

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As the two of them searched the horizon for whales

leaning over the rail, he looked at her profile.

She was always so regal and yet

tender.

      

He took some pictures of her,

when she thought again

of his shredded heart.

      

Yet he was a knight

teaching her strength

in spite of the bleeding.

      

They turned again to the sea

expecting

the joy to continue,

and saw the horizon did indeed,

go on forever.

      

She pointed her face upward

and basked

in the New England sun,

as they found

each other’s hands,

in the light.

      

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2016, ancient skies

Peace and blessings to everyone.

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

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