I was loved

Once, I was loved.

Papers curled up
at the edges, saturated
with it. My heart

burst at the seams
to encase it all. Once, I too

was overjoyed. I danced
in the streets when I ran,
one foot to each sidewalk slab.

Once, each ring was a smile,
once, my thoughts were airy
with a name. Once is coming again.

Oh, please come again.


Filed under lust and love, Musings

4 responses to “I was loved

  1. So beautiful and heartbreaking at the same time.

  2. Mmmm, I agree.

    And then a bit of hope there at the end.

    Pretty amazo slynne.

  3. Thank you both.

    the hope, it seems, was unwarranted, though.

  4. polkadotwitch

    hi! i’m making your acquaintance through split ends and ceridwen. this is a beautiful piece. beautiful not in the way love poems typically are, but in its honesty. thank you!

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