I saw you yesterday!
I thought I was mistaken so I stared a little harder but it was you.
Boldly displayed, shining for the whole world to see.
It brightened my day and I realized
Just how long it’s been since I’ve seen…you.
How long has it been? A few weeks? A few months, maybe?
Too long is all I know. I missed you so much.
I don’t think I realized how bright your light is until it wasn’t there.
How noticeable your absence was until you reappeared.
I thought to myself, “wow! There you are!”
And I was struck by the true understanding that you’re one of my favorites.
I don’t know if you know how important you are.
How much your very presence changes a room…?
Please stay. I know it can’t be all the time but…
Just a little while longer..?
I’ve missed you so much and I can’t wait to hear all about where you’ve been.
This was inspired by someone who stopped me the other day and said, “you know, I saw you other day and you were smiling. It made me so happy to see it. It’s been gone for a while but I want you to know you’re one of my favorite people. Happy holidays to you.”