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No More Secrets

Loneliness is a place

Without secrets.

The yearnings of the heart

Revealed and speak loudly.

What is loneliness

but a heart’s wish

to have someone

who can help us

carry our difficulty.

What is loneliness’ message

but the knowing

buried deep in your bones

that some heartbreaks

are meant to be carried only

by two hands of one body, alone.

Like the hands of the saint

that went out for a prayer

and, so it is told, was so still

That a bird landed on his

open praying palms.

Now that she found