Love is not a thing you do
It’s something that you wear
Thrilling when newly purchased
Comfortable once worn thread bare
This morning I donned my clothes
And walked to the beach
In search of a gift from the sea.
A memento for you.
As I stood watching the sun break the horizon
In awesome glory
I thought of you standing beside me.
But you weren’t.
Within the beauty of that moment
I stood alone
And realized how empty
And naked I am
Without your love to clothe me.