Family

love was the guest of honor
it outshone the burning sun
the light of each soul glowed
the embrace was immense
warm kind giving and sweet

yet my blood family had passed away long ago

how ignorant of me
to think love’s eternal gift
had left me once and for all
the exceptional family i carry love-genes from
the precious one that walks on Earth with mine
the unconditional one friends pour into my soul
have always been there while i mourned

love was the guest of honor
it outshone the burning sun
the light of each soul glowed
the embrace was immense
warm kind giving and sweet

and i began an incredible journey
among my beloved’s family

how could i not

love was the guest of honor
it outshone the burning sun
the light of each soul glowed
the embrace was immense
warm kind giving and sweet
© hülya n. yılmaz, 7.15.2018

4 Comments

Filed under Poetry, Reflections

4 responses to “Family

  1. excellent revelation . . . well done once again

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  2. Jean-Jacques Fournier

    how ignorant of me, to think love’s eternal gift, had left me once and for all… Ignorant…? Rather than emotional or the like, to qualify a reaction to such a loss. Interesting! A nice poem by the way.

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