Holding tight with Gentle Hands

Posted June 1, 2010 from Israel

Holding tight with gentle hands This tenuous manifestation Like a baby bird, wings not quite firm I protect our new union.

I wear your ring, a prize of sorts Not quite as binding as I had thought We test the bond, but not too much Still tying the chords to make us strong.

You are strange to me, your face and form Your deeds and thoughts and baggage Friends and family cannot quite see What makes you worthy of having me.

But for me, I enjoy your full focus Not clingingly at all We reach out to hold, squeeze, caress For us, this is heavenly blessed.

Thank you. For the passion and seeing into my soul For being a keeper of my memories before we grow old.

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  • Phyllis
    Jun 01, 2010
    Jun 01, 2010

    This is the story of new marriage, which has to be held carefully, not too tight or too loosely.