Monday, April 1, 2013

The Breath of Silence

Eyes closed
Skin soft, warmed in the hushed rhythm of life
Fingers miniature, curled in perfect symmetry
Face unscripted, unlined by life

Silent, sleeping, resting
The hushed cadence of breath
Chest rising, the noiseless expansion of welcome
Greets life – the gift silently given

In the silence of your sleep
In your soundless breathing
The gift of life
Uncurling quietly, wordlessly grows


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