12.09.2011

silent prayers

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I asked him why he loved me
on our drive home.
The reason I asked, is because sometimes that answer changes.
You'd think that all this love would go away in time
but that is not the truth.
I craned my neck to see the stars explode in the sky above me,
and put my two right fingers to my neck
just to feel the simple beat beat - beat beat
that lets me live another day on this earth,
a place I have come to love a little more every day I'm here.
then I said a silent prayer on that drive while I waited for his answer
and the only words spoken, or unspoken were
thank you.
thank you.
thank you.

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5 comments:

Brittany said...

One of the most beautiful things I've read in a while. Love this so much.

Scarlett said...

Peace in my heart. Just lovely.

~Scarlett

Kari said...

You have such a sweet, beautiful writing style. I love this.

Maggie said...

absolutely loved this, beautiful!

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Alycia (Crowley Party) said...

lovely :)