You walk along the road,
sun warm on your cheeks
love sparkling in your eyes,
as you know where you’re going.
From a side street that handsome one
with chocolate brown eyes
and lips made for kissing
gestures you over,
envelops you in a hug.
This is the love you’ve been waiting for!
He tells you you’re beautiful
and then every time you pass a mirror
you check to see if maybe he is right.
Together, you reminisce about the past
and make plans for the future.
As the days flee, your fingers intertwined with his,
the sun that so warmed you from within,
instead begins to shine from him.
You dance to his music now
late into the night,
your legs weak the next day,
But now all you have to do is please him
and the sun shines on you again.
Occasionally, at dawn,
you remember that road you were walking before…
that sense of direction you had.
But this, this is so easy!
Until that day when his eyes stray to another—
younger, prettier, new…
In that instant, the brilliant light extinguishes—
no warmth anywhere.
You find yourself stumbling,
bump your knees on furniture,
your head reeling in confusion.
You wilt in the darkness
squirm nights in bed,
while pain contracts your heart
squeezing tears from your eyes.
Finally, you call out to the True Lover.
As a pink sun rises, you remember,
yes, you remember
the sun within, always shining.
No need to please, to check the mirror,
to dance later than is good for you.
You can be honest, say what you need.
The handsome one may stay or go.
He can still hug you,
and even tell you you’re pretty.
But now, you’re back on the road
lit with your own Radiance.
Hello Dear Lesley…
You have put into words the very experience I am having.
Thank you for the reminder of who TRULY
In His Love
And if your handsome one stays, doesn’t go, you will feel the true delight of being a channel ☺
Yes, I know this fantasy-this American girl dream. The exhilaration. The inevitable disillusionment. The pain. The call to go within, if you’re lucky! The unimaginable rewards! So lovingly and artfully described. Thank you.
Lovely. Very descriptive of the seemingly easy path we walk with earthly love that always ends in at a cliff and can go no father, unless His wings pick us up and go higher.
Thank you all for you lovely comments. I find this seduction happens with all kinds of things, the lower worlds luring us into their web, until we awaken and again find truth. Over and over again, all the way home.
What to say, convey. Beautiful, Love filled, just a really nice poem that can only truly be understood by an initiate of the Teachings of the Saints.
As always, brought forward with beauty and grace. Thank You.
“Back on the road lit with your own radiance!”
What a jewel!
In the pinda, beauty is defined by the flawless, the smooth, and the silky. This is true of sunsets, of flowers, of people – the eyes always follow beauty. It’s only when the eyes see beyond the visual, ears hear within the silence and the outer senses are shed entirely that true beauty is redefined and so much more appealing than outer textures. Lovely, lovely poem, Lesley. You hit all the “soft spots,” as you come back to truth and the True Lovers — the sun within — we all have.
This is so beautiful and powerful. Thank you for sharing your works with us Leslie.
Beautiful, Lesley. I needed this right now. Much love to you.