I have something to say
but I don’t know how to say it.
I could use the simple three words
but these days they have lost their meaning.
I could use metaphors
related to powerful natural phenomenon
but that is not the way I want to do it.
Maybe rather than speaking this truth
I will keep all the words I can say
so that you can see how I feel
in the quiet that surrounds me,
in each helpful action,
in each gentle smile.
I just wish you don’t