Tender Meetings

Peace, one and all…

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Tender Meetings

Moonlight caresses the swaying branches,
like a lover returned,
and made eager
by long separation.

Trees perfume themselves,
reaching forth into the night,
with hands
slender and beautiful.

This is love,
the tender night-enfolded meetings
of lover
and loved one.

(Abdur Rahman, 23rd October 2007)

4 thoughts on “Tender Meetings

  1. Your writing continues to express such beauty. This one captures not only my connection with the moon but with the one who fills my heart.

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