Hand-me-down

Sometimes,
I tell you I love you,
Even though I know you can’t hear me.
I whisper it into the hood of your jacket,
Wrapped around me as I’m laying in bed alone.

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Signs

Sometimes I wish I could stop loving you, The way my feelings have faded for others, Like the sight of your car disappearing down the street After another too-short visit. I feel like I’ve loved you for years, Despite the calendar screaming, “It’s only been a few months.” Sometimes I wish I could separate the […]

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Time

I wish you could see the way your eyes light up when you’re happy.
It’s so good to see you happy.

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Snow

I wish I had your body wrapped around me like a blanket.
The warmth of your skin radiating to mine,
The sound of your heart beat,
Coupled with your breathing,
Giving me a soundtrack that goes far beyond wind-chimes and train cars.

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Jump

I started running.
Running from my problems,
Running from my passions,
Running straight toward the edge of a cliff.

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Pathways

Maybe it’s the competitive side of me,
Maybe it’s the selfish corner of my soul,
Or my inner-narcissist,
But I want to love you better.

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Lullaby

I wish you could sing me to sleep.
Slow breaths mingling with your heartbeat,
Composing the most beautiful lullaby
That’s ever been whispered in my ear.

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