Not Quite Ready

Can you hear my heart beat from there?

Tonight, with quiet surrounding me for the first time in a week, I can.

It’s hanging out here, still on my sleeve, tender and a little bit sore.

I’m surprised to find it there and even more to find myself not quite ready to tuck it back in my aching chest.

~ cj 2012.02.24

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2 Responses to Not Quite Ready

  1. Elisabeth Edmonston says:

    Allowing yourself to be in this place takes courage, so much courage. And it will attract love in return. It just has to.

    • cjromb says:

      I am so moved by the love in my life, even when it’s for just a moment, and even when it’s not perfect.

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