unfinished letters

ever since then

i have walked away

and back again

i’ve written, erased

and re-written words that fail

painted on a canvas of wind

and a boat with no sail

somewhere between

the beginning and the end

unspoken letters

to you, my closest friend

somewhere between anger and sadness

the basement and the castle tower

my heart aches to find your gladness

in the presence of my truest hour

ever since then

i have walked away

and back again

to the space created sacred

conversations blurry and naked

stories of loss and of love

multiple choice, all the above

watching the frozen river melt

on a heart that bleeds rain

held frozen, forever felt

through a window, pain

[crows on a wire, under storm clouds

and thunder and hope]

the first time you looked at me

eros burned into my memory

a moment forever paused

i’m sorry for the pain I’ve caused

come back here and finish telling me the story

of being lost and found and invisible

to the only one in the room

the only one in the room

the only one in the room

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