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Mountain Lake Wedding by Bill Anderson

Something in the warming
Of rock and ice by sun
Speaks to us of love,
Allows our tears to run.

Something in the river’s
Smooth caress of stone
Teaches tenderness
As we lie down together
Bone to bone.

Something in the sunlight
On the waters mirrored face
Reminds us of home,
A pilgrimage, a place.

So too, your quickening breath
As you stand before each other’s eyes
Stirs a breeze in our own hea... Read More

When it happens to you…

When it happens to you the stars will come down
flood down through the top of your head –
their light will fill you up completely.

You will walk vibrating through the dark of a soft summer night
in and out of shadows – past tents strung with lights –
men and women laughing and singing.

You will pass a few people in the dark.
You love them instantly and completely –
star’s light shining on them all.

You will lie wide awake all ni... Read More