the sigh

the sigh

are you aware
of the sigh?
the one
that catches
the back of
your throat?
the sigh that
imbibes beauty—
could be tulips
a line of poetry
landscape
or musical thread

that sigh feels
knowing—
understands where
your true home is
when you ken
this sigh
it’s different
and you know it

pause
stop, even

honor it
the gift
the reminder
that it is

2022 ©Amrita Skye Blaine
I’m writing a poem a day. These are drafts—not final versions.

I welcome comments and discussion!

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