Perfection is not ours

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Perfection is not ours

Post by Amenrodion » 11 Sep 2019, 07:45

Oh, to be flawless to you,
Without blemish to you,
Without fault to you,
The one whom I love

When you gaze upon me, my beloved
I wonder what you see
Do you see only my brokenness
Only my imperfection,
Only my flaws
Only my faults?
Is that why I am not enough?
Is that why I will never be enough?
Will I always be inadequate to you?

But my beloved, you too are flawed
You too are stained
You too are fallible
But you will always be enough
See, if only we could be perfect
But perfection is not ours

Perfection will never be ours
And you are perfect to me
In your imperfection
Would that I too could
Be perfect to you
In my imperfection
Because you see, my darling
Perfection is not ours!

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