I don’t want to believe it, either—
so I won’t, until the image clears.
Then there is only what there is
and I won’t have to believe anything
I can’t see, or in anything I can’t see.
Maybe belief is only what we practice
while waiting. I only know I’d kill anything
and hold it up to the sun to see you safe.
Marvelous! “Maybe belief is only what we practice while waiting” — So profound — the kind of line that has the power to clear up acne! I don’t like to comment “I love it, but I’ll make an exception this time. I LOVE IT!!
Thanks Ron. It’s probably the cold medicine that made you say that, but I’ll take it.
Very powerful. I really like this, Jeff, and not just those last two lines but the whole progression to them.
Thanks L. I think we were on same wavelength as I had finished this up shortly before you posted your most recent piece.