Monday, November 17, 2008

I Carry Your Heart With Me

So...I'm feeling a bit sad today. My best friend, Stacey, who was here visiting for the week, left this afternoon. We had a great time just relaxing and hanging out, but I am definitely sad to see her go. I have just another month before I will be heading home for Christmas break and for the whole second semester of this year to student teach. While right now I am so deeply missing those I love at home, I'm starting to realize that it is going to be a difficult transition. I've spent the majority of my time the last four years building relationships with people I have grown to love. So while I'm missing everyone at home right now, I am going to sooo miss all of my friends here while I'm home next semester. I found this poem and thought it was appropriate both for now, while I'm missing home, and for a month from now, when I'm missing my great friends.

Read and know that I carry your heart with me wherever I go. I love you all!!!!

i carry your heart with me

i carry your heart with me(i carry it in
my heart)i am never without it(anywhere
i go you go,my dear; and whatever is done
by only me is your doing,my darling)
i fear
no fate(for you are my fate,my sweet)i want
no world(for beautiful you are my world,my true)
and it's you are whatever a moon has always meant
and whatever a sun will always sing is you

here is the deepest secret nobody knows
(here is the root of the root and the bud of the bud
and the sky of the sky of a tree called life;which grows
higher than the soul can hope or mind can hide)
and this is the wonder that's keeping the stars apart

i carry your heart(i carry it in my heart)

ee cummings


1 comment:

jeremyandgirls said...

I completely understand your dilema. I too miss home terribly, usually around the holidays. Yet when I go back and visit, I find myself enjoying time with friends and family talking about memories and friends from here (Texas). So my dear, I too know the struggle. You're strong though. The friendships that remain in your heart and soul when you return home will leave an unforgetable mark. There will be those that you will never lose contact with - no matter the distance. Love you sweets!!xoxox