This is Encouraging – Written Tuesday May 30th 2011 (Aged 36)

This is Encouraging

i have waited –
for someone to find me
to encourage me
to illustrate belief
find me a blanket
when i have chattering teeth

i have waited –
not to be idolised
but to be understood
accepted, made to feel warm inside
no,
it is not a problem solver
that i seek
i understand that,
in the very least
that life
is an advanced game of hide and seek

but i have waited
for someone with whom i can recline
serve up mutual feelings
on which we can wine and dine
someone who takes these jokes
with a fist full of salt
who does not run away
or my sadness, try to vault

i have waited –
i have waited such a long time for you




James Garratt – Tuesday May 30th 2011


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