Gillian Commerford


At the Heart of Everything


At the heart of everything
is a great love and devotion.
It resides in rocks,
pebbles, stones;
it lives in trees,
flowers, seeds;
I hear it in the murmuring of streams,
in the roaring of oceans,
in the rushing wind;
I see it in a lightning flash-
I feel it in the rain.
It rends me open
with a sweet, searing pain.

Submitted: Saturday, June 01, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
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