Dave Hughes: Understanding

I recognize me, as you recognize you.

Finally, there you are.

I am mesmerized by your eyes


Your pupils dilate,

I throw every ounce of myself towards you,

reveal my whole truth.

A force like breakers striking the rocks.

I was taught that this was wrong,

and chapter and verse,

I have repeated their litany.

But this is what we were made to do .

And now, locked in each others arms,

the the timeless beauty of our reunion washes over me,

the perfection is awful.

We have met before,

too many times to mention,

our inescapable cellular truth.

The Chosin,



Rorkes Drift,


and now, here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s