To Be Loved So Much

Love…
…sparkled all around when last I saw you. The smile on your face was one of real happiness. Even the way you walked spoke love softly for anyone paying attention. I was. It is humbling to be loved so much.

19th Century German Chancellor Bismarck to his wife Johanna
happy_older_coupleYou have
fanned
to life
again
the coal
that under
ashes
and debris
still glowed
in me…