With a heart
there are specifics.
with all your heart
the natural beats within you
as rhythmic accompaniments
to serve as life’s background
for more important parts.
More important parts?
Yes, we’re told, “It’s complex—
trust it; don’t lose heart.”
those small, irksome
or even not-so-small,
which arrive as dark cloud covers
interrupting and disturbing your
gorgeous cerulean-blue sky.
life’s opportunistic experiences—
the change-of-heart pathways,
some dead-end roads,
and the more-challenging seasons,
all influenced by choices that are made.
your job as a heart’s guard.
The best guest in a heart’s home is Love.
Specifically, we, humans, try to figure this out.
We try daily to clarify the dilemma, this quandary.
Give it away?
Then you have more?
Often this formula is a Rubik’s Cube confusion,
an open and closed door for a heart that is smart.
“I need more specifics for this specificity.”
“Ah, life is the manual. Seasons are the chapters.
Time will assist. Personal legacies are after this.”