Intimacy in Silence

…it rained last night while I was at the coffee shop…alone…thinking…thinking of those bygone early morning conversation…and a lot of other things that are invisible now…then the moon appeared…I went home to an empty bedroom…woke up the following morning at 5:00 as usual…though I ate breakfast in front of an empty chair, I felt a strong intimacy of longing in silence…it crept all over my being…saying goodbye to your photograph, I left for work…still thinking…

About Virgilio Gavia

Interests: poetry, photography, writing (prose and poetry), walking/hiking, reading (non-fiction and books of poetry) drinking coffee and herbal teas, camping, fishing, contemplating, solitude, silence, traveling, faded jeans, meaningful conversation, wabi-sabi, haiku, tanka, Jazz, Classical, oldies, all the books of Thomas Merton, Joseph Campbell, Thomas Moore, John O'Donohue, Mary Oliver, David Whyte, Mark Strand, ancient Chinese and Japanese poets, The Bible, spirituality, philosophy, psychology, sociology, history, humanities and the arts.
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2 Responses to Intimacy in Silence

  1. Anne says:

    Beautiful poignancy.

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