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a love like this

a love like this

A Poem by Madeline Capo

 

I want a love that defies logic

one that is unexplainable

one similar to magic

 

I want a love that doesn't define itself

in circumstance, but in foolproof truth

 

The mountains quake and the earth shakes,

but this love does not move

 

Everlasting

Unconditional

Beautiful

Enduring

Love

 

My legs buckle and I fall because

my body is covered in sprinklings

of goosebumps

 

And I am speechless

 

And I am whole

because of this love

 

This love has never considered me an option,

always a priority

 

And it doesn't make sense,

but doesn't ask questions

 

It just is.

 

Some people don’t understand what I mean

Because they believe

In the somebody-told-me-God they met long ago

In a Southern Baptist church

Or roadside protest

Mouths spreading hate, lies, and division

 

But as deep as the ocean depths go,

I want you to know that this is not my God

My God doesn’t believe in what those people preach

 

His love…

Acceptance flowing, free as water

 

It’s something that knows my

inner workings (mind, body, soul)-

ears, eyes, mouth, nose, eyelashes, freckles

and counts them not "pretty," but "perfect”

 

A whole world is saved because of

a love like this

 

It was not made by an explosion or collision or bang or coincidence

 

Rather a hand which intricately wove together

an intricate world and decided dust wasn’t meant just for the ground

 

My body is at peace while my hand shakes

as I write because I realize I was also made by

this love

 

A love that asks nothing yet

gives

everything

anytime

anywhere

 

FREELY

 

You too, are free because of this love

 

And I say everyday, "oh I want a love like this."

But suddenly my body is at peace and my hand shakes as I write because I realize I already have it

And I have had it all

along 


© 2018 Madeline Capo



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We all wish for that type of love

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Added on February 2, 2018
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Madeline Capo
Madeline Capo

Barcelona , Catalonia , Spain



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