I draw my strength from friends both near


I draw my strength from friends both near and far.

the distance of a room, a town, a world, who can tell?

there is in me the rising of a star

for every love I’ve known, who makes me well

(This fragment existed as an unpublished draft from the time I wrote it in 2013 until finally released into the wild, as it were, in July 2018. Such is the writer’s life, sometimes.)

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