A Lover Who Wants His Lovers Near

He is
sweet that way,
trying to coax the world to dance.

Look how the wind holds the trees in its hands
helping them to

Look how the sky takes the fields and the oceans
and our bodies in its arms, and moves
all beings toward
His lips.

God must get hungry for us; why is He not also
a lover who wants His lovers

is my teacher
helping me to know He
cares for