memories

When you love Me,

When you feel

I am as real

As the things

That draw you

Away from Me,

You see

I’m after you.

My love has

Pursued you

Through generations

And seas,

Through tumult

And being

Far away from you.

Don’t you

Know how much

My love

Is in your being?

I’m seeing

In your mother’s womb-

Not the one

Who birthed you-

From the day

I conceived

The line

That, for Me,

Ends in you.

Beginning,

Ending,

I’ve been

Loving you.