Patrick William Kavanagh
Patrick William Kavanagh Poems
To Tina With All My Love.
When First we met, all I had left, was ashes in my hand,
You touched me deeply, in a way, that I may never truly understand.
Heart to heart and mind to mind, as if our very souls were joined,
It seemed that long before we met, our fates already intertwined.
I felt my life was over, in the dark and dismal days before we met,
I was ready then, to leave this, sometimes, bitter world without regret.
You came into my life, and healed my broken heart with patience and with love,
Your friendship came to me, so unexpectedly, a blessing from above.
Although you ...
I Am Ready To Leave
I am ready to leave, for the fear has past, and there is nothing left to prove,
I am ready to leave, the time has long already past, for all that binds me here.
I am ready to leave, the knots that held me have all frayed, they lie in tattered shreds about my feet.
I am ready to leave, the nails that pinned me to this tree,
have long since rusted back to dust,
And I am free.
My burdens cease to bother me, their weight has stripped my nerves of pain,
My burdens soon will find another