Here I Am

here i am… moving along with the flocks
…round and round where everyone goes
…keeping close, wanting to belong…a place to be

here i am…spread my wings and glide
…amongst the many that await the twilight
…and into the deep darkness of my night…i waited

here i am… as i sigh my longing
… with the whispering winds
… and through the cold breeze, a touch… hold me tight

here i am…within your reach
…within your dreams and within your fantasy
…sharing my light and warmth within you… i’m with you

here i am…among the clouds and among the waters
… i cast the shadow of my wings
… to shelter you with my loving heart… i am yours

here i am …to mirror the goodness that you possess
…and feel the comfort of your love and kindness
…all that kindled my heart with the light of pureness… i am blessed

here i am…the refection of your happiness and sorrow
…buried the past to live and exist the joys of tomorrow
…bear only the golden days of yesteryears to borrow…i shall keep

here i am…to savor the sweet caress of the spring waters
… dancing along as it flows with the colorful ray that glitters
… flap my wings that thirst like the strolling spirit of wanderers…i did fly

here i am…simply waiting for you in my days and nights
…in my reflection, it is you that i found in my lonesome sights
…i hold on even in the oblivion of memories, you serve lights…i grip tight

in acrylic painting by suzette portes san joseNo automatic alt text available.

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About suzette portes san jose

ABOUT THE AUTHOR SUZETTE PORTES SAN JOSE She was born and raised in Cebu City, spent her elementary years at Stella Maris School, Franciscan Missionary Sisters at Mabolo, Banilad, Cebu City and her high school years at the University of San Carlos Girls High School, Holy Spirit Sisters. She went to college at the University of San Carlos, SVD Priest in Cebu City, Philippines. She is a University half scholar from high school to college. She was born with a passion for writing and living in her art forms. She started writing online in 2013. She now has joined 18 book anthologies from 2015 to 2019. Each of her poems is written with her painting as visuals and is now appearing internationally, namely in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, India, and the Philippines. She is also a recipient of multiple awards for her ARTworks and Literary works. She was awarded Poet of the Year in 2017 by one of the prestigious poetry site Destiny Poets International Community of Poets UK. Also, a regular contributor to GloMag a monthly issued magazine in India. She has also published her 2 narrative poem Chapbook book "As The Wind Blows" and "Whispering Silence" in the 10 part series. She has also done her first-authored book "The Dawning" along with other books Isle of Words and Colors Vol 1 "Footprints from Every Waks of Life", Isles of Words and Colors Vol. 2 "Journey to the New Horizon" and Kirky’s Adventure Vol.1. Now coming up with Isle of Words and Colors Vol. 3 "At The Rainbows End" and her 2nd book "Whisperings". It has always been her dream to leave her legacy as a fulfilled artist and for her next generation to follow her footsteps. A dream comes true. Thank you, Kirk Dominic (granddaughter) Wilyam Gabriel SJ Reyes (grandson) and Angelito Portes San Jose (only son) for dreams that came to reality.

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