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I Am Not Spock by Leonard Nimoy
A silence with you
Is not
a silence

But a moment rich
with peace
I have known despair
I value hope

I have tasted frustration
I value fulfillment

I have been lonely
I value love
I am convinced
That if all mankind
Could only gather together
In one circle
Arms on each other's shoulders
And dance, laugh and cry
   Then much
     of the tension and burden
       of life
     Would fall away
In the knowledge that
We are all children
Needing and wanting
Each other's
Comfort and
We are all children
Searching for love
If love can be withdrawn
It never was

My love for you is not a gift
    To you
      It is a gift
        To me
I may not be

I may not be the fastest
I may not be the tallest
     Or the strongest

I may not be the best
Or the brightest

    But one thing I can do better
     Than anyone else...

      That is

        To be me
Thank you
For a world
Of kindness

Thank you
For your
Endless patience

Thank you
For your
Sensitive understanding

Thank you
For Your
Without others
   I am

Without you
   I am
You fill me
With your love
You fill me

With your caring
You fill me
With your thoughts

You fill me
With your sharing
You stepped
Deep into
  The waters
   Of my soul

Patiently you searched
For the precious

You found it
Warmed it
  Caressed it
And gave it
  To me
  As a gift

And now
  It is ours
    And we call it

— The End —