Twentynine Palms

A Poem By Erin // 7/7/2016

I saw you again
through the filtered light
of my hotel window
as I sprung to the door
to let you in

you are the same
except maybe a little
darker
more intense
but your smile still
lights up my room

you seem
older than
you used to be
creakier, more tired
worn down by the desert sun

1,440 miles and 3 days
to see you for 2
but I wouldn't have it
any other way.

Comments

Aww, happy for you. :)

Aww, happy for you. :)

Damaris Ann | Thu, 07/07/2016

I am an overcomer through Christ alone, for the glory of God alone.

SO happy for you! And love

SO happy for you! And love this poem! It's filled with excitement (first stanza), happiness, and observation (third).

Lucy Anne | Fri, 07/08/2016

"It is not the length of life, but the depth of life." Ralph Waldo Emerson

So exciting!! I loved the

So exciting!! I loved the numbers at the end -- really highlighted how you feel about this person -- and the name of the poem is intriguing. My brain read it as "twenty-ninth psalm" :D

Sarah Bethany | Fri, 07/08/2016

I've been keeping up with

I've been keeping up with your trip picture as and it looks like you've been having a blast, that's so exciting!
I love this poem! I feel like it has a whole bunch feelings tied all together neatly and quietly. It's very simply complicated... Very nice!
Keep having fun and be safe!

Kassady | Thu, 07/14/2016

"Here's looking at you, Kid"
---
Write On!

Thank you, friends! Sarah

Thank you, friends!
Sarah Bethany: Twentynine Palms is a Marine Corps base. :)
Kass: Thanks! I got back last Friday, safe and sound. :) it was a great and much needed trip.

Erin | Thu, 07/14/2016

"You were not meant to fit into a shallow box built by someone else." -J. Raymond

Love this Erin :)

I can only echo what everyone else has said so far: This is fantastic! I particularly love the numbers. I also agree that they made your feelings hit home more than just pain words would have. Great job! Glad to hear you got back safely :) Blessings to you!

Wings of Eternity | Sun, 07/17/2016

"Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity." 1 Timothy 4:12

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