from Rob Stearns…a poem about hope


A bond between two

through blood now one

one bond, one love

simply one–together

I slip away

this bond remains

I fade further

I’m drifting

this bond anchors

keeps me at bay

close to you

despite myself

away I walk

further, farther

your love, your embrace

patiently await

run–I run

never looking back

for just a glimpse

running to foreign lands

I’ve run

your arms–never tiring

spread like the wings of an eagle

reaching out with the love of a father

open remain for the touch of your child

for this bond

for this love

for eternity shall be

for eternity still is


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