Actual you

All she wanted
was you with her,
flesh and blood,
your actual you.

No more waiting
heaven to come,
no more praying
help her through.

Wake and rise
and be here now;
Jesus aren’t we
friends of you?

All she wanted
echo yearning,
“God be with you,”
and you too.

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One thought on “Actual you

  1. Having watched the program about the struggles of returning vets and their wives reconnecting, that really speaks. All they wanted was one another but could not get thru the voices to reach. Pat

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