Gesture

Hope was sung and so was grace.
Tears were tracking down my face.
I fought the comfort offered there
And tried to hide inside my fear.
A simple gesture offered free was all it took that day.

One had noticed my distress,
And reached out hands with selflessness
My heart soaked in the charity.
I stumbled into clarity.
A simple gesture offered true was all it took that day.

Now its my turn to face sunlight
Although it’s often blinding bright;
It’s sometimes more than I can bear.
There’s love to give out there.
A simple gesture offered pure was all it took that day.

Fear not my heart, that tiny hill
That looms up like a mountain still.
Arm yourself, prepare to fight.
Do not give in to that dark night.
That simple gesture, offered then, sent me on my way.

originally written on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 1:25am

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