This time

This time
you waited
until
everything
went away
and everyone
came back
again.
Then
you spoke
quietly
about
what
was
real.
And all
things
cold
became
warm
with
the
sun’s inside
turning
truth
out of
the heart
of
sublime
dark
gravity.

© Niliema Karkhanis

From collection 2 of nearly lost poetry past, Jan 23d, 2014 (unedited).

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