Essence #42

In his arms, she can be
herself,
open and vulnerable,
taking comfort from knowing
she is secure in her safe place,
while he shines a light
exposing her darkness.
She knows he will explore it
and embrace it,
because it is a part
of who she is—
and he thinks that’s
beautiful.
~~~~
© AC Elliott, 5-Oct-17

Written using the Free Verse poetry form.

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