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A Beauty That Glows
by Patrick T. Mc Alister

I have been thinking that I would be alone forever 
since you decided I was no longer needed 
in your life or my children?s life.

There are moments in my days where this feels evidently true 
as I stare at the scars caused by years of 
playing to close with a jagged knife.

Then in a moment of complete loneliness I closed my eyes 
and you came back into view.  
At that moment I knew you were still a friend.

We have been separated by mistakes and months of pain
yet in my heart I know that our friendship
will never end. 

When I heard your voice, a calming feeling came over me.  
We shared our thoughts, and in your voice I heard 
something I haven?t heard in years.

In a world full of darkness, despair and hate, 
your voice emanates such a beauty 
that it quiets all my fears.

You bring a beauty to this world that is surely needed.  
Providing a glow to those you embrace 
with your words and smile.

If you should ever need a shoulder to lean on 
or an ear to bend, remember I am here for you 
to walk another one of lives miles.
        
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Poem ID: 17295   Poem Posted: 9/28/2015
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