You always see me as something I'm not

    Quiet as the grave upon which we swore ourselves

    Timid like a chittering squirrel, indecisive

    Like a housecat lurking about a ball of yarn

    Not coiled and ready and strong

    Not solemn and steady but wronged

    Irredeemable

    -

    And I see you as an ideal

    Not an angel or a princess or--

    No, simply something to live up to

    Something to wish for and never attain

    A grail, a snowcapped mountaintop

    The tallest tree in the darkest forest

    Unassailable

    -

    Yet ... tender is the night

    For all our crimes it forgives us

    Time after time after heartbreak

    How it beckons even now, but I am firm--

    And then you bite your lip

    And I am lost to your embrace

    Irreplaceable

good night, hubski


lil:

Flags - did you write that?


posted by flagamuffin: 1976 days ago