Praise for Falling…..

somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond
any experience, your eyes have their silence:
in your most frail gesture are things which enclose me,
or which i cannot touch because they are too near

your slightest look will easily unclose me
though i have closed myself as fingers,
you open always petal by petal myself as Spring opens
(touching skillfully, mysteriously) her first rose

or if your wish be to close me, i and
my life will shut very beautifully, suddenly,
as when the heart of this flower imagines
the snow carefully everywhere descending;
nothing which we are to perceive in this world equals
the power of your intense fragility: whose texture
compels me with the color of its countries,
rendering death and forever with each breathing

(i do not know what it is about you that closes
and opens; only something in me understands
the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses)
nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands
–e.e. cummings

Lord, I praise you for the delicious feeling of falling and being in love, and for being loved in return so wonderfully. For my little piece of Heaven, I praise you.

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One thought on “Praise for Falling…..

  1. Crissi, what a beautiful, peaceful post. I love the photo…the heart drawn in the sand…the footprints just above the heart. You have certainly falled for God. What a wonderful place to be.

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