I End My Letters, "Thoughts,
Prayers, and Heart"
I end my letters, "Thoughts, prayers, and
Because that's where I keep you now you're gone
and bitter years I've been alone.
I have neither the aptitude nor
To tell you how it feels to be apart
From you, where passion
turns to stone,
And all I do is hunger for my home
Across a sea too
changeable to chart.
Please remember always that I love you
time and distance try to intervene,
And I can hold you only from
I find I can endure my life without you
By treasuring what
grace cannot be seen:
The silent wonder simply that you
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon