Feeling Safe

Feeling safe, secure, calm and quiet.

Even in the midst of trials and confusion,

The memories of your smiling eyes

And your gentle touch

Soothe my troubled mind.

Perhaps it is unwise to want you and enjoy you so much.

Somehow, though, I know that you are here to enrich my life

And I only hope that I am doing the same for you.

All the hours that we have held each other close,

Sharing through soft gazes

The loving appreciation of each other’s bodies and souls

Help me feel safe, secure, calm and quiet.


Benita A. Esposito