Article Title:Soul Sisters
Category:NZ Writing
Author or Credit:Annie Hensby
Published on:30th July 2006 - 10:31 pm
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Story ID:4692
Text:You understand the moments when I cannot communicate My nonsensical trivia bounces off into oblivion Without judgment. Weeks may go by when I cannot cope, yet You listen patiently when I need to share And seem to care about whatever I rave about We understand each other's “moments”. The times when I need you close You appear without my saying And lift me back to reality, through laughter Through beauty, nature, arts… You bring me back from life's trials to who I really am And I am happy and relaxed. But always, in my soul, I feel you near Your pain manifests in my psyche And plays havoc with my body, mind and soul. Your joy soars my inner self off into other realms And I can fly when you are released. It seems my cycles of moon and tide glide with yours Through the realms of emotion and spirituality I know I feel the things that are happening to you. We are more than friends or sisters. Sexual times didn't make it a lesser connection Or threaten a needing for more. They were a part of the journey For that moment For Soul Sisters. welcomes short-format writing based on the joy of being gay or lesbian, whether it be verse, essays, anecdotes or personal insights. The format is not important, the joy is. Email your contributions to us, acknowledging that copyright beyond the environment of remains with the author, that the work is original, and that is authorised to publish it.     Annie Hensby - 30th July 2006
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