Romance Poetry posted March 13, 2019

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A body waits for an embrace.


by Jim Peterson

I am heart and lungs,
you, my beating, my very breath:
I await your touch.

Jim Peterson is a poet, essayist, and short story writer who is currently writing a book about West Pointâ??s class of 1978. A former U.S. Army officer, international business executive, and college and high school English instructor, Jim resources his diverse background to creatively present readers with poignant relatable experiences about the human condition. Jim lives with his wife Maria in Melbourne, on Floridaâ??s Space Coast.
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