Without you to remind me there's more to life
than the work at hand and the work ahead,
my feet would never leave the ground.
You taught me to hush the noise in my head
and listen to the sounds that really matter —
the inhalation of my breath and the beat of my heart.
By revealing your depth of trust in humankind,
you brought delight and bliss and wonder to visit
and they took up permanent residence in my soul.
You're my dreamer,
my weaver of wondrous expectations.
You paint the horizon with vivid possibilities,
sweep the sky with vibrant hues of hope.
You soar with my spirit holding tight to your coattails,
knowing one day I'll find the courage to let go
and follow the flight of my own dreams.
Windsor, Ontario, Canada