From the start

bricks

It felt like old friendship from the start.

The way our names bent smiles into our faces,

and led us to conversations that stretched out long like those roads on the scenic way home.

When you introduced yourself, I recognized you instantly.

When you shook my hand, it felt like the truth.

Like kindred spirits catching up to each other – finally present.

Together in time, relieved to find the parts of themselves that had gone missing.

And we fell into step like dancers do,

with the exception that neither one of us wanted to lead,

but rather walk the distance of devotion,

shoulder to shoulder so that our hearts would remain close.

Advertisements

13 thoughts on “From the start

  1. Just as there are musicians and those who only play the notes, there are poets and those who only string words together. We at WordPress are so blessed to have a true poet among us. Thank you, Devan for sharing with us your vision, your craft, your artistry and the very heart and soul of you.

    Respect and Admiration,

    Ron

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s