There is no need
For me to close my eyes.
Just as I rushed through
From one room to another
Trying to get ready for work,
I caught a glimpse of the lit candle.
And at that very moment
I saw you.
I saw you as though
You had come to me in a dream
Just then I experinced
The warmest and most contented feeling,
Yet saddened knowing
I shall never touch you
Only embrace the warmth of you in my thoughts.

Sarah Lee McGehee