Wednesday, January 16, 2019

My Daughters and I

Love filled joy in this reconnection
Heart ripped apart and tears emerged
When heart and mind went to sad reflection
When daughters and father together were once merged

Time that can never be regained
Patience a virtue to endure
Through suffering and pain enflamed
Thinking of them daily without cure

Detachment impossibly engrained

Patient non-attachment seems like hell
When we meet again, I cannot tell
Accepting what I can't control

Life is suffering as I burn in hell

Tears come to quench fires of the soul
Yearning for wonderful reunition
As life's energy gets reignition
Once again a burning whole
Clarified fire enlivening soul


Michael Eckardt
20 May 2018