Treasure Island

Jim Yerman

Happy Valentine's Day

The heart is a wonderful organ, how often have we heard it said,
It’s such a vital part of us without it we’d be dead.

Four weeks after conception, well before we officially arrive
It begins to beat and doesn’t stop until we’re no longer alive.

The heart has a magical capacity for everybody knows
The more it loves and is loved the stronger that it grows

Our brain is used for knowledge but its our heart that guides the way?
In fact, it is so important it has it’s ver own holiday?

Valentine’s Day is a day that has set itself apart
As the only holiday we have that celebrates the heart.

A heart that nurtures us while dancing an energetic but delicate ballet
A heart that must be treated with kindness not just today but every day

Perhaps there is a lesson here for all of us to see
For even though the heart is strong it can be broken easily.

I think a fitting epitaph for any of us when we depart
Would be that we were gentle with other people’s hearts.

So be gentle with each other’s heart today, celebrate with candy, flowers or a kiss
And remember this whole thing started with an organ no bigger than your fist.

Submitted: Friday, February 14, 2014
Edited: Friday, February 14, 2014

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