outward days

Portrait_de_Jeanne_Pissarro_dite_Minette_(Camille_Pissarro),_1872

how lovely these times
that I spend with you
casting out vanity
into deeper blue

and of these moments
O my arable heart
drawn in heartfelt smile
inner peace a part

sow into my deepest
and most awaiting soul
countenance anew
and angst now a lull.

and eyes turned away
to meet your gaze
working on my inner man
for my outward days.

(c) 2016 rickjstassi

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