And I Thought

And I thought

Of everything we once had been
tangled dust of soul and skin
fingers entwined by the water
reality could go no farther

And I thought

Of the way I heard your voice
a lullaby without a choice
a rhythm that my heart had learned
for a love I hadn’t earned

And I thought

Of the days lost in your eyes
catching reflections of the skies
in the maze I knew they’d see
the parts of me I’d never breathe

And I thought

Of everything that we could be
in magical kingdoms by the sea
with sidewalks that know our hearts
and lead us back if we should part

And I thought

Of how to make an end begin
while I’m running out of skin
with bones afraid of being bare
exposing tattoos labeled care

And I thought

Until I realized all was lost
for thought, motion is the cost
left to spend another day
writing words my tongue can’t say


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