Like a drop of rain in the ocean

we wait for the hands of those willing to reach down into our darkened roots and lead us

gently back to the time we planted the seed inside our soul and promised ourselves

that we’d never starve our growing heart of sunshine.

We’re bad sometimes

hiding our wounds behind doubtful clouds and allowing our seed to sink into

the darkest part of ourselves but that’s when you emerge and say

‘you don’t need a lover’s hands when i’ve brought the sun to your feet. Now stand up.’

The clouds part a little and the ocean looks a lot less daunting from up here my

seedling heart grows, thanks to you.

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