Along The Shores Of Your Heart
I discover you and take you all in
The radiant light behind your eyes shows me other worlds
So strange and alien
So new and surreal
Oh please don't ask me to look away
You are the first smile of a thousand newborn children made flesh
The compilation of the light of a million suns
You are the reason angels dance
Why oceans shimmer
I see in you a dream of nature
The greenest grass and the mightiest trees give home to graceful creatures big and small
Flowers spring from the dirt just to receive your touch
I don't want to wake up
Within your presence I can achieve anything
Recite any poem and sing every song ever put to paper
I could transform the sky itself into carefully articulated words just for you
Oh please don't push me out
You make my blood warm yet my hands shake
Are you the victory I have battled so long for?
If you'd have this weary fool
I would make a home along the diamond-bright shores of your heart
I will never doubt your ability to fly
But I must ask how strong are your wings?
Because despite all of this light I see within
You feel a million miles away from me
© Andy McGuire
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