This is the kind of love that scares people out of bed. You look at me like I have given you something important, And maybe I have, But this is the kind of love that lasts a lifetime. And I never thought I would find you this young, But I did. I’ve been running and … Continue reading Solitary
My great-grandmother used to tell me, That if you caught a falling leaf Before it touched the ground, You could wish on it. She used to say that fall leaves Were God’s way of sending down his wishes. When I was a kid I would spend hours in the yard Trying to catch as many … Continue reading Falling Leaves
She reminded him of Love And the beauty of falling again and again And for that he was forever grateful. But falling in love every day Was not an easy thing to do. He loved her like he was afraid- And perhaps he was. Perhaps he was afraid To lose her, To let her go, … Continue reading The Way He Loved
Love sounds like rain hitting the umbrella above your head, Sounds like a single cicada calling for something. Love sounds like the school bell calling you towards freedom, Feels like a good run, A nice meal, And a handwritten letter. Love will remind you of childhood, While showing you a maturity That you’ve only seen … Continue reading What it Feels Like
When I pray, I imagine myself talking to my closest friend, as if no one could ever come near my relationship with God. When I pray about you, it feels like I'm telling my best friend about my heart. It has never felt like love was separate from me. Telling God about you, and asking … Continue reading Praying For A Future With You
I wasn't lying when I said That a date sounded like fun. I wasn't lying when I thought That at least for right now Love had to be out of the question. I just hadn't seen Love yet. See, I imagined Love as pain Just as she was all those months ago. But Love has … Continue reading Meeting Love. Again.
My bed feels so big now that I've imagined you here. The things I want to show you and the places I want to take you seem so empty and worn now that I've imagined your face lighting up in my city. Missing you has always been painful-- Now it is agony on the worst … Continue reading Endlessly