will i last?

you changed my life
as i went numb
waking with your lightning storm
inside in my dream
your fire, outside
of me…

i wondered, silently,
will i last through this next moment
in your presence?

drawn to you, still
forever in my memory

© r.e.l. 3/13/11

image “stormyard3” – a lightning storm

posted on Poetry Potluck-3/13-3/19/11 for Jingle Poetry