How We Love

Your hand in the night
before sleep,
before waking,
patting my hair
so lightly,
your fingers
telling the story
of how we love,
the song we sing
secure in silence.






13 Responses to “How We Love”

  1. tom wilson says:

    Very lovely, thanks.

  2. So elegant and gentle. So real. Thanks!

  3. T Johansson says:

    Ah, if only everyone could find such a love…

  4. Stan Grindstaff says:

    Smiles over the miles..

  5. Bill Dare says:

    … how I honor the Spirit you are in my life… Your Love, our FUN together or apart. Thanks for your gentle reminder Don.

  6. Robin Bryant says:

    Deep thankfulness for this gentle space you know, and share with us now. This place has no borders, no conditions, no requirements. It just Is.

  7. David Banner says:

    Yummy……..Don, you, along with Mary Oliver, are one of my favorite poets….I mean it.

  8. Gene Latimer says:

    Love the concluding line — “the song we sing
    secure in silence” — which takes this to a whole other level, IMJ.

  9. Maria Frid says:

    You point to the gentle moments of love that we cherish. You always touch my heart, Don!

  10. Jude says:

    I think you wrote this for Tom and me.
    Thank you.

  11. Carol Carlson says:

    Sweet. I sent it to my love.

  12. Exquisite. And the new format, worthy of your art. Thank you for engaging the visual in a poetic way.

  13. Paul Blythe says:

    Don, This brings back treasured memories of 44 years marriage to an Angel. In gratitude.

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