Finding Koi in the Tunnel of Love

Finding Koi in the Tunnel of Love

Your hand reaches to hold mine,
pulls back as they touch.
Nerves frayed by discomfort,
the pain that sears your wrist
subsides as you turn it
to stroke my arm, reassurance
that no median will separate us.

Image source: – Here & Here

Shared with Open Link LIVE: May Edition at dVerse ~ Poets Pub.


33 thoughts on “Finding Koi in the Tunnel of Love

  1. This is incredibly powerful, Ken! I am so sorry to learn that your wife is suffering from it .. sending love and prayers. Thank you so much for joining in the LIVE session 💝💝

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  2. I can so relate to this piece, Ken. I have been experiencing skin sensitivity for many years due to Fibromyalgia, so much so that it makes the way my husband is accustomed to embracing me painful and I wince. Of course, this upsets him. Touch: powerful/wordless/necessary/longed for/love…

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