Dependence

“Dependence,” New Era, Aug. 1980, 32

Dependence

I’ve come to know

your voice, your smile,

the way you say my name,

And how it is

to walk with you,

and talk with you,

and talk of life and dreams,

Till now a day

without these things

just doesn’t feel complete.

Illustration by Grant Taylor

Photo by T. J. Hankins