sometimes in the night

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“Love is the revelation of our deepest personal meaning, value and identity. But this revelation remains impossible as long as we are the prisoners of our own egoism. I cannot find myself in myself, but only in another.”
Thomas Merton. Love and Living.
 

sometimes
in the night
I fight the
deepening shadows
of sleep disturbed
by fearful stirrings,
silent watchers
standing, waiting
as I fall
into
nothing…

but when I awake
and turn to you
I feel your breath
and finding myself anew
again
I begin
to live.

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