Verse & View Common Ground

Common Ground

Verse & View

Photo by Tom Tierney

Common Ground
Written by Madeleine Tunison, Kennebunk

I believe we all want the same thing.
This fragile outpouring called Love.

A whispered “I Love You”
jumpstarts the human heart and languished soul.

Rumi spoke of Love as “the Cure.”

St. Thomas Aquinas wrote “Love would rather die
than maim a limb, a wing.”

An open heart looks upon the cross and sees
even the Master
with His outstretched hands
thirsts for Love in return.

I believe we were all born to light the darkness
with our mystical wand called

LOVE in capital letters.

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