the tending

the tending
december 2018

tending to the glow……….. a Weathercat nap of the day quote in light

to care
to take in
what you cannot
to breathe in
what could
stop your breath,
by a fluke
of heart
sharp as a
we shall
find each other’s
hands however
far we are torn
from understanding
in the war of fear
we shall lose
till won
in the touch
of others, our
touch upon

Copyright ©2022 Peter Le Baige.  All Rights Reserved

Click on the link above to hear a reading of the poem.  The accompanying music is from the third movement, ‘Melodia’, of Béla Bartók’s ‘Sonata for Solo Violin, Sz. 117, here performed by Yehudi Menuhin in a 1947 recording.

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