Precious

Image credit: Valery Sidelnykov

Image credit: Valery Sidelnykov

Precious and delicate
Newly born
Sensate and aware
Language still
A distant prayer
Who are you there?

You need shelter
An understanding host
A kindness that
Is blind to all
That’s alien
In your sweet form
And how you’re born

Difference
Is just a cloak
A disguise that hides
Essential similarity
Beneath this skin
A living thing
Like us to see

Precious and delicate
Every breath you draw
Is a miracle
Upon these shores
So far from home
A creature new
Too new for this
Cruel world to see

(c) Helen Valentina 2016, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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2 Responses to Precious

  1. Reminds me of Rosemary’s Baby

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