#filterlysspoetry: "the glass you hold"
i've filled a lot of glasses and i've met a lot of people. the wine and the whiskey always went down smoother than the love came up.
i know liquid courage and i know human connection. how deeply you can feel them, how quickly you can lose them, and how easily you can mistake one for the other.
i poured and poured and watched and waited and loved as hard as my heart would let me. but i always knew i had more love to give and more glasses to fill.
and then i poured the glass that you were holding.
at first i filled it with my jokes and dreams and laughter.
and then with my tears and fears and secrets.
now i fill it every day with everything i have and i know, somehow, that i never have to worry about that glass spilling over, no matter how much i pour into it
so let's raise our glasses.
if you do,