Mending a heart

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Of all the things
We mend each day
A heart is rather hard
They say

Stitching a heart
Requires patience and skill
A steady hand
And a very sharp quill

Most people flee
From the needle at hand
For they will not agree
With what they don’t understand

And sharp objects
Are never very nice
So a wounded heart
Is often left to suffice

Yet the task of mending
Is actually quite easy
If you can find a person
Who isn’t too queasy

But just how often
Is somebody actually willing
To take a chance
On further heart spilling

Most would rather
Just let things be
Because mending a heart
Isn’t easy you see

It may seem simple
To the mender
But not for the person
Who must surrender

Matters of the heart
Are never quite clear
And that’s just the way it is
My dear

© 2019 Michelle Cook

13 thoughts on “Mending a heart

    1. Thank you… I really enjoyed one of your latest posts as well. I’m so glad I found you on here! Really looking forward to reading more from you. 😉

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  1. “It may seem simple
    To the mender
    But not for the person
    Who must surrender”

    How true this is! The mender is removed from the heartbreak and can easily see how to stitch up the wound, while the heart-broken lives through the pain and mending.

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