Hoping Heart

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you can see right through
 
a heart so open hoping

unreserved giver

filled with transparent desire

to empty of all save love

 
Copyright ©2016 Terry Boswell

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Last week I had to travel into New Jersey. After driving for a few hours, I stopped to get out of the car and stretch my legs. I was surprised and delighted to find this magnificent heart-shaped tree trunk as I wandered a bit into the Watchung Reservation. Such a find! I’m posting it, along with a tanka that I hastily wrote, in honor of Valentine’s Day.

I hope you enjoy, and thanks for stopping by!