Sweet Refrain

 


do
you hear
the song
held deep within
my heart?

 

its
sweet refrain
drifts
upon
the fragments
of
your secret dreams...

 

its
rhythmic beat
is nurtured
by
the hope
that shines
within
the glistening
of
your tender gaze...

 

it
rises,
like
the morning sun,
in the subtle
tones
reflected
by
the harmonics
of
your questing soul...

 

hush now...

 

listen,
with ears
that strain
to catch
its lilting melody...

 

hold fast...

 

breathe not,
that you
may capture
each note
and claim
its essence
for your own.

 

sigh softly...

 

with rapturous joy,
for this heart
trills
its love song
for
you
alone.

 


Liana Brittain
Jan. 21, 2003

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