what are you?

what is a heart, i ask

is it you? do you hear me?

flowing blood
protecting love
building walls
melting eyes

always beating . . . beating . . .

you carry lifetimes

of veins

of cells

and secrets of who we are

© r.e.l. 7/9/12

image of my soy latte by simeon schatz photography

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