Medicine Woman

The gentleness of your presence
and delightful smile
Draws my eyes from my Criminal Sentence
giving me a taste of humanity.

No roses can I bring
To entertain the tingle that exists within.

Staying within what is allowed
Your visit short and sweet
Tayloring my loneliness --
with each visit
The perfect medicine -- You.

-- James W. Collins

Copyright 2001
by James W. Collins

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