Submerged

I see a warped world
inside of your eyes
I wipe my own tears
before you could cry
I lose my breath
before you can sigh
I smile when I see
yours slowly arise

I split myself
divided in two
I catch your head
hold it high for you
I clear the ugly
from all of your views
I transform lies
and make them all true

I follow you
just like a shadow
I humble you
when you act shallow
I love you through
your highs and then lows
I fuel your heart
when it beats too slow

I kiss your soul
inhale it at sight
I soothe your thoughts
hold on to them tight
I cover you
and emit pure light
I merge with you
till we both shine bright

– Grace Y. Estevez-Reddy

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  1. Wow this is just so divine, my dear Grace. The flow is so dreamy and truly breathtaking, just absolutely beautiful!! And I love that ending, what a powerful and loving finish! Amazingly done, my friend πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ–€πŸ€—

    1. Thank you so much, dear Ace. Your beautiful comments are precious to me. I wish I could save them all in a box to instantly motivate myself if and when needed. Much love and appreciation to you, dear friend.❀️

      1. Awww 😊 that’s so kind! I can easily say the same about you and your special comments. Appreciate you, my dear friend πŸ–€πŸ€—

    1. I love the beautiful words you use in your comments, dear Suma. You are truly a natural poet and it shows, my friend. Thank you so much for your kindness and support. You really are an amazing bright star.❀️

  2. pure emotion…
    my silence vibrates in your voice…
    majestic…
    πŸ™Œthank you, GraceπŸ‘πŸ’–βœ

  3. Hey!
    I am hosting a little blog party to celebrate 3 years of blogging and 1000 followers, and you are invited! The post will be live tomorrow (Sunday) at 8PM IST.
    Hope to see you there!:)

  4. ‘I split myself..’ depicts the level of tenderness. I liked the last four lines that say it all. A wonderful creation, GraceπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘πŸ’–

  5. Wowww..! This is a masterpiece dear..! So lovely and beautiful..! The finishing was really awesome..! I truly loved it my dear friend..!πŸ€—πŸ’•

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