Dedicated to Brooke and Her Sister


This is dedicated to two sisters who I have recently come to know and adore. They are the embodiment of what this poem attempts to convey – that we are transformed by the love one has for another.  I’ve posted this before, but never has it spoken so loudly until I understood the transforming love these two sisters have shared in their very special bond.

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By Pino – Two Sisters in “Afternoon Respite”

LOVE”S TRANSFORMING HAND

I don’t profess to understand
The power of Love’s transforming hand
But I can’t deny what’s plain to see
Loving you is changing me

As a child walking on the shore
I saw the ocean…nothing more
I cried, “Oh God – what senseless waste
This vast expanse of liquid space.”

Yet now, with your hands guiding me
I cherish the life within the sea
I built myself a one room home
And dared to live there all alone

It wasn’t that I did not care
Just felt I had not much to share
But now, beneath Love’s soft caress
I simply have to give my best

I once viewed stars as nothing much
Cold, distant worlds beyond my touch.
I had no need for cheap sensations
Built on simple constellations

Then Love’s hand touched me through your heart
And I knew that stars were heaven’s art
No, I don’t profess to understand
The power of Love’s transforming hand

But I can’t deny what’s plain to see
Loving you is changing me

7 thoughts on “Dedicated to Brooke and Her Sister

  1. This is a beautiful poem and completely conveys our love. The painting does as well.
    I’m all smiles and off to bed, happy as I can be.
    Before I find tonight’s restful slumber, I will glance across the room to the bed where my sister sleeps and acknowledge her beauty that surpasses even that of Pino’s brush.
    Thank you, I’m honored and touched.

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  2. LadyBlueRose's Thoughts Into Words

    from the painting which is exquisite to your words that seem
    to be a spoken conversation in between each stroke of the artists brush…
    Beautiful
    )0(

    Like

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