Category: Talking Poems

We Can Become – A Poem

A year ago, you asked me to be your Husband. A year ago, you gave me your heart and I gave you mine when I said yes. A year ago, you asked me to build a life with you, to build a pathway towards…

When I Was Diagnosed/What I Didn’t Know – A Poem

When I was diagnosed, I thought my life was over. What I didn’t know was that it was just beginning. When I was diagnosed, I wanted to give up, to let the darkness claim me. What I didn’t know was that my light would…

Pathway to Myself – A Poem

I’m walking along my path. It is made of white sandstone and as the sun moves over its surface, there is an answering shine from the sand, as if the sun has passed over flecks of sand that are made of diamonds. I can…

Capturing the Sun – A Poem

  I’ve been trying for a long time to find the words. It’s not enough to say I’m merely grateful for you, not nearly enough. You not only make my life better, you make me a better man. When we first met, my life…

Within Me – A Poem

Every time I look into the mirror, I see my faults and imperfections: lazy eye, missing teeth, the belly that won’t disappear no matter how much exercise I do. Thinning hair, the scars on my body. And even though they aren’t visible, I see…

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