two halves of the whole

Wanderers this morning came by
Where did they go
Graceful in the morning light

i am two halves of the whole
piecing it back together.
{daily, hourly, every waking moment}
it takes time to learn exactly how it all fits.
this newness, like a puzzle.
give me light.
on bad days make it blinding, please.
a reminder too intense to ignore
balance the scale with shifting weights
dull heart and immense beauty
this moan and groan of loss
in the face of a happy golden labrador pup
licking my fingers.
have faith, he said
have faith for both of us.
{please give me light}
just a glimpse, dappled in the sun
enough of a reminder to know it’s always there
even {and especially} when you can’t feel it.

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