All I Can Offer Is

Written by: kathryn collins

All I Can Offer Is

to feel the beat
of her faltering heart;
to hear her fits of grief;
to heed her voice of sorrow;
to rail with her at life’s thief;

to hold
her candle
in its flutter;
to sit with her;
not one word utter.


©Kathryn McLoughlin Collins
December 12, 2012

dedicated to Holly.