This is my poem for the ‘Tales of Love’ Collaboration at Poets For Peace.
I remember hearing 'I love you' as if all that was said and done would be a matter of love. Then grappled with the confusion trying to understand what or whom was as capable as love to deliver it whole. I found none. When grandmother and I arrived in Florida I got sick puked in my aunt's living room my aunt yelled but grandma told her to shut up and cleaned it. I will remember that one kind act forever by a loveless person. I realized then that love was so large, so piercing so strong and persistent it could prevail its way through the cracks of any soul. And that far too often we are disillusioned by the question, Am I worth it? But love always answers yes even when the best and worst people in our lives fails the answer © 2017 Tammy Mezera