Trust this Love

“Trust this love,” you tell me.

Can I just trust you to love me
how you love me,
which seems rather wonderful.
Instead of all this
looking back at past
sorrows that I cannot
change or correct.
To let go into this moment,
into you and your
deep pools of
understanding–
the way you
can join together my
disconnected thoughts.
The way your quick mind
sends forth this salve; just
the probing question to
turn me from the infinite
trail of “what ifs;”
the way you can intuit
what you are feeling and
tell me when I am hurting you,
at the time I am hurting you,
rather than carrying it
around silently in small
atomic packages of
cold war sentiments,
never knowing when
DEFCON 1
will be achieved.

The way you turn in your sleep
to hold me once again
after I’ve moved away.

This is the photo of me he loves; the one in which I see my wrinkles, and big nose, and lifeless middle-aged hair. And he says again: Trust this love.

This is the photo of me he loves; the one in which I see my wrinkles, and big nose, and lifeless middle-aged hair. And he says again: Trust this love.

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3 comments
  1. Claudia Olson said:

    Love that poem Trust Me. I pray Britta will have that kind of experience some day. I thank God that you have that kind of man in your life now. I do too. Blessed.

    Sent from my iPhone Claudia

    >

    • She will Claudia. She will. Britta is an amazing, smart, beautiful woman with so much love and kindness. Love will find her again for sure.

  2. Britta said:

    Thank you for sharing this poem. I leave it in God’s hands. I pray for patience and faith as I wait for this love. 🙂

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