I have searched for you everywhere. 
I looked for you in the changing moon,
and in the rising sun. 
I swam in rivers cold
and walked amongst tall trees. 
I lit candles in your honor, and tried many hats on for size.
I listened to the whispering wind
and tasted burning forests in the air. 
I watched countries destroyed
and questioned all the death.
And then, when all the
and nauseating smells threatened to break me,
You appeared.
and I realized it was You,
always You.
In everything,
and were everywhere,
and had been with me all along.

-A poem, by me. Copyright 2016 to Jess Johnson.
May not be reproduced without written permission from the author.
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