A pregnant pause, my life suspended,
a husband gone afar,
My heart awaits, as does my house,
with front door ajar.
Expectantly, as evening comes
I listen for the latch,
Though weeks and months do pass,
my hopes still do not hatch.
Deborah is a military wife and proud mother of two children. She has been writing for many years, but until recently has never submitted any work. Her educational background is in Biology & Environmental Science. All of God's creation fascinates her and she particularly enjoys being outdoors.