seeing clearly through the haze

You somehow manage
to love me
Though I am loath to
give you a reason

Though my aching heart
wakes you in the
middle of the night

Though I am fragile
and worry I cannot
repay you

And in all of these
absences, you find
the space to love me more
and speak of my heart
to others

Your mercy taught me
to love and gave me the courage
to use it