The Greatest Miracle

I awake at 4:00 a.m.

and think of how

we comfort

and affirm

each other,

and give pleasure.

I turn and

watch you sleep

and think of

the greatest miracle I know:

how we are so careful

not to hurt each other.

© Edward R. Dufresne 2006

(Photo by John Forasté www.foraste.com)

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