i would tell you i love you more than my life, that your existence is more vital than anything in the world, that your smile helps me up every day; i would tell you that since the first moment, when the pain and blood had passed and they put you in my arms, my heart …
An interesting thing about the human heart is it can – and does – break more than once over the course of a life, for a variety of reasons. My son moved out today and I’m heartbroken...
"the neighbourhood girls who live across the street,
under five, both of them,
tromp through the early morning rain with enthusiasm..."
"i would tell you that i love you more than my life,
and that your existence is more vital to me than anything else in the world,
and that your morning smiles give me a reason to get up every day –