Your love lays a path

Your love lays a path
Across the sea;
Flat rocks to ease the journey.
After a couple of miles I forget the sea
And start looking at the sky,
Mapping constellations
In the blinding landless dark.

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Autumn nights and quiet woods

Autumn nights and quiet woods,
Mirroring lakes without ripples,
No screams of pain or skid marks
From a life in full retreat.
Only heartbeats, echoing contentedly
Like a retired summer breeze
Inspiring flight in nature’s red wings.