Just to be
It is really a reward
That comes with time.
Not just the passage of time
But time shared, spent with love
And respect for each other, so that
We reach a stage where no words are
Needed. Not discarded, just not needed.
What is required for us to ‘speak’? Glance
Alone is sufficient for both eyes to fleetingly
‘Meet’ and when they do, the result’s a soft smile
From each one to the other. And that in itself, is all
That is required; communicating our love for the other.
We sit in large chairs and dangle our arms till the fingers
Reach out to each other but do not quite touch. Yet as in the
Michael Angelo Creation, the fingers are close enough to spark
The joy and reassurance that comes from us being so comfortable
With each other. We do not doubt our love, for each there is no other
Person that can come between and within the comfortable zone we have
Created, and nurtured with shared experience, and soft whispering when we
Lie in bed in each others arms and feel so safe because of the other’s embrace.
Trust and love that creates this comfortable state, that so satisfies, takes years
To build. There is no shortened way, no quick route, to a state of mind that Buddha
Has called Nirvana. A sense of perfect peace, free from craving, anger and afflictive
States, will embrace us.Thus if only our eyes do meet we will feel very comfortable.
Copyright © Keith Beavon | Year Posted 2016
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