Our Getaway

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Reading a new poetry book in our hotel room,

an art gallery not far away,

later kisses on her shoulder.

And in the morning egg whites

with turkey bacon,

English Breakfast tea…..

and the blessings of simply being…..

together.

 

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2019, ancient skies

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It’s Always Good to Fall in Love

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In March it’s ok to let your hair get blown all over the place,

tossed by the wind

and to relish a light spring rain,

and then smile as the sun begins to appear,

gently caressing your cheek,

and it’s always good to fall in love

in March, walking together

as the tulips begin their journey of color.

Yes in March, it’s ok,

in fact it’s very good indeed.

      

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2019, ancient skies

New Dreams

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I remember weeping when you told me your dream of having hair again,

looking at old photographs telling the story

but now it’s Christmas, My Love

and the beauty of the season

is still healing us.

As the grief dissipates

we can dream new dreams

as as we embrace the future

nose to nose,

smiling, walking within the lights

as we hold each others hand.

    

Note: I share this as a matter of personal experience, of how love sees us through the difficult times, not out of any sense of self pity.

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2018, ancient skies