Granted – a poem by Melanie Green

Granted

Indigo
dusk

and the wide consolation
of night.

Dawn’s
unburdened light

and breath
of day.

*

Before I woke

you
brought me
here

to
thought

and
longing

that my heart may know
it is a heart.

 

Melanie Green is the author of two collections of poetry, Determining Sky, and Continuing Bridge, available through Mountains and Rivers Press of Eugene, Oregon. She is a founder of and participant in two support groups for people living with chronic illness.

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