All I need

It took some time and a minuscule wisdom to sink in

that I don’t have to be picture-perfect and thin

To be loved to distraction and love endlessly in return

All I need is a heart brimming adoration and concern

A mind with its windows open to every possibility

A remarkable sensitivity and artistic sensibility

A pair of eyes to discern and know

What needs to be nipped and what should grow

A pair of hands to be held and hold

A confidante whom you trust enough to grow old

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10 thoughts on “All I need

  1. Your poems are turning into pearls of wisdom…pithy, succinct, and epigrammatic. This comes with years of practice. God bless you! Keep it up.

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