The Sun

I always thought I knew what the sun was
I'd see it in photos and on screens - even catching a glimpse every now and then
But it wasn't until I felt its warmth was when I realized how nice it was
As I rolled my neck back, closed my eyes, feeling its embrace
"So this is what it's like, I need to remember this"
I bathed in it as it provided me with a sensation that was truly its own
Not knowing if I'd ever get this tingle again
All the while knowing that this feeling was fleeting
For the first time I felt the sun hold me
And for the first time, I felt held

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