There’s a Piece of Wrapping Paper That Didn’t Make It

I’m sorry. I can’t bear to throw it away. I’ll keep it as a reminder of what I might have given someone. Small and mighty as the gift might have been. I stopped when I thought I’d done enough. I probably hadn’t. Probably didn’t. Probably should have given just a bit more of what required to be wrapped in this scrap of colorful waste. I’ll try again. Maybe not wait until next year. Next Holiday. Next official and fully sanctioned way to give. I’ll look for the eccentric places, the odd, unexpected tokens of appreciation or outright love or the way the need surprises me with my own largess. I’ll keep this scrap paper. I’ll post it with my diplomas and my certificates of merit, my honors and my achievements and remember I might have done more. I didn’t do enough. I gave less than I received. I’m sorry. I’ll […]

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Hear My Voice Hear My Name

You call my name and I hear my voice. You are the voice of love to me. The short sweet syllable of life. A message to arise and be alive. Thank you. For with you a moment and in that moment eternity. ƒ

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