Thursday, June 22, 2017

I was out and about

While running around doing errands after work I saw someone walking down the side of the road. It was A headed off to her second job.

The unmistakable gliding grace
I pull over
She stops
A smile that comes from deep inside
Warm eyes that almost hide the fatigue
Words that sound like music
No matter what they mean
A quick touch that reaches my soul
And she is gone
My heart soars like a hawk.

My apologies to Chief Dan George for the last line, but I have always liked it. It is appropriate.

Then I finished my errands and went home. Sometimes just a brief interlude can change feelings for days at a time.

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