Tangled Bridge


Sunlight, pleasant and smooth on my cheek
A catastrophic symphony of freckles
Painted by golden rays in every crevice
Of my bare skin.

It was Summer
When long days grow longer
Filled, overflowing,
Spilling over the brim with
Sleep and
          Books and
                      Music and
                                  Dreams of
                                         {creating} Something more.

Young and foolish
We were waiting for fate to surprise us
To seep through the cracks of a foggy window
Like the seed of a strong, sturdy pine
Snatched up by a bird in mid flight.

Fearless in the face of infinity,
Calm in the brink of chaos,
A candle in the depths of the ocean,
Love wrapped in the wisps of her lips.

Fireflies glitter in the palm of moonlight
A grassy yard innocent beneath the shade
A storm cloud, black and heavy,
Threatening to lose its temper
Over our sleepless heads.

Catch me if you see me run
A tangled bridge over rough waters
Hold my hand as I leave
Watch me go even if I



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