“Possible” – Nayana Nair

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My heart feels like a sheet of ice.

With restless birds of pain

trapped forever,

fluttering around.

Making the world look dark.

Imitating my cries.

But as you pass by me,

your shadow on my heart

feels beautiful and painful.

Your shadow

looks like a barren tree,

where my pain can sit and chirp.

Though the ice doesn’t melt.

Though the pain remains.

But you also exist.

My rest, my sanity-

possible only by your existence.

6 Comments

  1. I like the fluttering, The Holy Spirit in the creation account was fluttering over darkness, Again when Jesus was Baptized, when Spirit came down on Jesus. God is near us all, Lord help us in our blindness. Good to read how God is working with you in your journey with HIM!
    Rest in Jesus and enjoy what you can in this time of Thanks Giving, Happy Thanksgiving.
    Denny

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