Aria

 

My heart sings out for you in a soul-wrenching
aria
Needing you to fill its canyons of sorrow and
longing as
Time's eternal springtide, awash on the shoals
of my soul,
endlessly erodes my consciousness
While I fall ever deeper into the chasm of love.


And, thus falling, I drink from the cup of
happiness,
enthralled by life's offerings,
revelling in the delights of your love.


The sun, washing away life's misery with its
purifying beams of joy,
radiates a sense of growth and maturity;
Ripening a renascent, still dew-wet embryo,
evaporating the salt-laden seaspray
leaving a floating sweet aura of love and
tenderness
enveloping a being, a spirit of beauty
and of goodness,
you
in all of your purity
in all of your radiance
to live on forever in my heart.

Copyright © 1996 by Steve Soskin All rights reserved.