Twist

I do not kiss your feet-

you kiss my face

in that hazy in between space

where we join.

 

I am not blind

to your flaws

though they do give me pause

when I answer in Kind.

 

Your face, ever fair,

changes each day.

You’re always willing to play-

To pay-

The price for my time.

Your time.

I’ve learned it’s all Our time.

 

What do you want from me?

“Love,” you say.

What do I want from you?

Everything, nothing, the same.

Without you, who would I be?

“Your shining self,” you say.

We gain together.

Why me? How did you decide?

I was content to hide

My face.

Behind books and masks; lies.

 

“My reasons are mine,

I gave you your sign.

Be content, ever morphing, be kind, be mine.

And dance, joyfully dance, to my pace.

Your enstacy is my ecstasy.

We’re twined.”

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One thought on “Twist

  1. I realize that this is an old post but it popped up on a random wander through your archives. All I can say is thank you, thank you, thank you for writing this when you did so that it would be here when I needed it.

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