The Look Of Your Heart

I see you sitting outside
with your back against a fence
among white roses of hope
and peace
as though you honor me

A guitar on your lap
for there’s so much music in you
your face, your smile, your skin
your gaze so pure, so soft
You have the look of your heart,
the look of love,
the look of you

©RoseGirl2020

Anyway

Even when we are worlds apart
the ocean, all those miles between us
It doesn’t even matter
that messages can’t be sent
If the internet would fall apart
that you couldn’t read my words,
my poems
that you couldn’t see my eyes
in my pictures that tell you stories,
let you look into my soul,
that I couldn’t see yours
for we communicate always
and anyway
through our hearts

©RoseGirl2020

Conversations With Yourself

And if you are on your own
and you have these
conversations with yourself
tell your you how beautiful he is
tell him that all is safe and well
that he is loved beyond measure
and is never truly alone
That he is carried by the earth,
the wind, the water
inspired by inner fire
and shined upon
by the moon and sun
talk to yourself, say the things
that I would say to you

©RoseGirl2020

It’s Not Just A Poem

And I go to sleep
on a pillow of love
like I lay down my head
on your chest

And the wind that blows
through the open window
is like your breath
that calms, that strokes
that sings to me

The moon is like the light
in your eyes
watching over me

And I listen
to the sound
of my own heartbeat
like it is yours
for you are in there

And then it’s like
it’s not just a song
it’s not just a poem
a sweet lullaby
it’s not just me
but it’s you that is here
in so many things

©RoseGirl2020

8/8

And it’s 8/8
the Lion’s Gate is open for us
my love, take my hand
and we’ll both be brave
we step, we dance
through it
towards a future of light

And although we may see dark now
It’s only our shadows
that cause
illusions and fear
we’re always protected by love

If you are afraid
Just dance with the journey,
dance with me
we’re always dancing together
Our brave hearts lead the way
For it takes courage to love
like we do

©RoseGirl2020

A Beautiful Summer Day

It’s a beautiful summer day
not because I lie in a hammock
that gently swings in the wind
under the shades of trees
not because dragonflies
and butterflies flutter around me
not because skies are clear
and the sun shines brightly
but it’s a beautiful summer day
because my heart sings
of you

©RoseGirl2020

Always Here

I watch the last light of the day
fade away to make room
for moon and stars
And I think of you
you’re so much here
all those miles
could never separate us
for what’s above
day and night
and distance
is love
What’s in the heart
is always near, always now,
always here
and never far

©RoseGirl2020

On Our Way

I lie on my back in a boat
sailing on Dutch waterways
The wind blows through my hair
and strokes my skin

I am sun kissed
when I think of you
And I see the blue skies
that you promised me
even with my eyes closed
I see

What your heart has painted
what the water,
the wind sings to me
waving on love
We’re on our way
home

©RoseGirl2020

Moon And Stars

When she watches the night sky
she always sees the moon and stars
full and brightly shining
even if the heavens don’t show them
and hide them behind clouds
she always finds light in the dark
for she has love in her heart
and carries moon and stars inside

©RoseGirl2020

Whenever You Need

Whenever you need
I’ll always have a hand
to help you
A heart to listen
to what’s alive in you
Eyes to see you beautiful
Two arms to embrace you
unconditionally
Feet to dance with you
Dreams to fly away with
Prayers to give you faith
And an endless source of love
to nurture you

©RoseGirl2020

A Purer Language

I wish I could tell you
about the details,
the storylines
the ups and downs
in many words
about everything that’s going on
but maybe now
as words are silenced,
we just learn
to speak a purer language
through feelings, images
and knowing, through love
transferred wordless
between our hearts

©RoseGirl2020

Despite

When I go through a hardship
though I try to make
the best of it
and deep down I know I can,
I know I will
Yet can you hold my hand
can I tell you I’m scared
will you leap with me together
by my side
when despite my fears
despite I’m feeling broken
I take my steps

©RoseGirl2020

Welcome

And if the darkness comes
early tonight
and I wander around
lost in the woods of thoughts
trying to find home,
a comfortable shelter
If I feel like
an unwelcome guest
everywhere
at least, let me be welcome
in your heart

©RoseGirl2020

Seeing Me

Will you see me beautiful, my love
even if people see me as their worst enemy
if they project their own dirt,
all their ugliness on me
and they cover me with their hatred

Can you lend me your eyes to remove their lies
and to see myself again

©RoseGirl2020

Bend Instead Of Break

And I read your words
Bend instead of break, you say
so I won’t resist
I’ll flow upstream,
I will move upbeat
I will dance in the storm
and in the rain
I will move like branches
of a tree
like a flower in the field
As long as I follow the stream
of love and I dance,
whatever they may throw at me
whatever they may think or say,
I won’t break

©RoseGirl2020

Say A Prayer

And here I sit outside
with my back against a wall
Pain makes it so hard
to move and to breathe
Yet the sun shines on my face
and I soak the light in

My love, did you send the sun to me
did you ask it to find me
straight through the dark
and heavy clouds

Was it the answer to the prayer
you said
or was it mine that asked for you?

The light has found me
and touches, kisses my face
But it also makes the darkness
of the pain
so visible, so palpable

But continue to pray, my love
I continue to pray
even though it now hurts so much
It is the light that will heal

©RoseGirl2020

Connection

And while I lie on the grass
among wildflowers,
hear birds singing, wild cows howling,
see the water of the lake make ripples,
sense a light summer breeze on my skin
and watch the clouds in the sky make
different shapes,
the whole scenery,
nature only comes alive and starts
to make poetry
the moment I connect with you

©RoseGirl2020

Making Rainbows

And the rain pours and pours
It cleanses our heart and mind
But after so much rain
We let the sun of our love
shine bright from our chest now
to dry our tears
and make our own rainbows
as we roll out love’s colourful carpets
to dance on
that embrace and lighten the world

©RoseGirl2020

Brave Love

When headaches and fears
project ghosts on the dark
screen of the night
and alone feels suddenly so lonely
my bed too big, and I’m too small
I think of you bravely
and let the love between our hearts
beam stars, beam light
into the darkness

©RoseGirl2020

The Shell

I take a shell in my hands
I once found on the beach of Portugal
A melancholic smile
on my face when I think
of the memories it contains
And I hold it against my ear
and hear it whisper the stories
I shared with you
every detail, all the laughter,
the adventures
but above all I hear the sound, the song
of our deep ocean of love

©RoseGirl2020