Endless Blue

They caught me off guard on a normal weekday afternoon,

They matched your smile when I first saw it come through,

They danced and sparkled when you laughed at my expense;

They encouraged me to get lost in them if I had the sense.

They made my gaze linger just a second more;

Then I noticed something I hadn't before:


Your eyes match your face in one respect -

They're shy and unsure.

But a sparkle of something unforeseen

Glittered into my mind in that half an instant, and no more.

I saw a timidity, but a courage, even more

That challenged every doubt at your small frame

And every jab at your unassuming name.


Endless blue where I see bits of you

Pieces at a time,

You invited me to get lost at sea

But does the future hold shipwreck for me?

Will this blue remain for time

Or pass by while rivers rage in mine?

This poem is about: 
My family
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