Don’t ask me for

More than I can give

More than I have

More than I am

More than the sky

More than the rain

More than the night

Can swallow a tear

More than your eyes

Could cause my fears

I love you more

Than

Me

Eager Eyes

He saw her there alone, celestial and shining eternal.

In the light of a thousand people she stood in the thriving.

He quietly cried to himself accepting that he could never touch her.

The longing and the loneliness forever expanding across his vision he turned away from himself and his emotions.  Leaving, he heard the din of life softly fading behind him to a never ending sea.

He walked with his head down in the shadows. Footsteps leaving an unseen path of breadcrumbs for her on the cold pavement bathed in lamp and an evening rain.

Through the night he wondered aimlessly through the world waiting for a moment, a passing moment to a thought of her face shining down on him from her heaven. The faintest of smiles washed over him as warmth wrapped its fingers slowly around his body.

He closed his eyes and forgave her for leaving him to his thoughts.

Bliss.

If she only knew.

The breath of a whisper— rain tempering leaves—memories passed him by in storm.

He stood letting her fall over his hair, body, and finally down his clothes to his bones.

Soft echoes wafted over him as the perfume of cars went by.

A quiet peace.

Undisturbed by noise.

Only knowing warmth.

She had found him again.

becoming

Made from a heart of stone

As cold as snow

On a frozen riverbank

Frigid to myself

And to nothing

I walked through

A land of desolation

Of desperation

With all of the shadows

Engulfing my soul

Head down

I entered into oblivion

A winter

Of no more

ethics

The winds blowing over my soul

Took over my mind

Making me shiver to the ground

Beneath my feet

Rooted as trees in shoes

Holes at the toes

Dirt encrusted

Scream for release

From your power

a sorrow of leaves

I find you in the leaves

Of turning snow

And I sigh

At the look of the sky

Closing eyes I feel

Your breath hit the air

In the haze of ice

That’s my downfall

As I lay next to you

Face to face in stone

Chilled to the bone

You as warm as the sun

I feel a heartbeat

Unable to turn I smile

Knowing I am no more

 

the loss of my heart

Through the trembling

I feel the cold

Course through my veins

My mind pulsing with ache

And fear

Chilling me to the bone

I look to see you

Through the mist

Farther than my reach

You fall from your rope

To be nothing more

Than a lonely memory

weighing options

“It’s the only way to be.”

At least that’s what you said

When I saw you the last time

Being nonplussed by the situation

I turned and walked out

The door opening

The sky crashing down on me

Cold and wet at the same time

I shook it off

Walking the streets

Of concrete heaven.

love

who do you love
when the wind falls from the sky above
tearing and splicing into your soul
left without warmth
feeling the shards of cold
you evolve
waiting