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Circles

The cycle repeats
faster now, as I age,
the years spin by
tumbling one after
the other. Today’s
snow, the same
last year, really
has it been so long?
Ten years I have
loved you and yet
the first kiss feels
as yesterday. What
then becomes of us,
the days, the hours,
minutes, all I savor,
knowing til death
do us part and once
thinking that seemed
such distant horizon.

Today, I walked
to the seawall. Stood
as the snow fell and
the wind blew sheets
of brine and salt, the
ragged sea tumbling
toward me, I just watched.
I saw compared to this
we are as nothing,
mere minutiae, attempting
our small acts of heroism,
of love. I see now
that to love but one
and for a life-time
is the true act – these
are the real heroes.
Those who see how
brief a life and seek
to fill but one, to love,
to be loved. Those
who see the hard
return of days as they
come year after
year, too fast now.
I am not done
loving you. Love,
I’m not ready yet.


------
Sadi Ranson-Polizzotti

http://www.tantmieux.squarespace.com/
http://www.sottovocce.blogspot.com/
http://www.cabinetist.blogspot.com/


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The following comments are for "circles"
by sadijane

Sadijane..
This is great. I'm thankful for finding this place. Glad I landed on this piece. Enjoyed.

( Posted by: Bobby7L [Member] On: December 25, 2004 )

bobby
i'm really glad you liked it that much and i'm also glad you landed here. please do visit my site if the spirit moves you. i'm at www.tantmieux.squarespace.com - or you can type in "Sadi Ranson" in Google and that will pull up more work. I'm so glad you liked this piece. thanks for reading, and all good wishes to you...

sadi

( Posted by: sadijane [Member] On: December 26, 2004 )





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