Minutes are seconds, clock hands a blur, time as a constant ceases.
We lay in twilight, wonder when the sun set.
The sudden breeze yells, but we defy the din.
A silent world where sound is these two hearts.
A nervous pair, desparate to charm,
you were beautiful and I wasn't.
Without memory all walls were down.
We knew each better than most.
It was the beginning of winter, and there we stood against the cold,
but the sun shone that day, and in the diffuse glow we laughed,
and I knew I didn't want you to leave.
Courageous words shakily spoken.
Fumbled words conveyed how I'd wanted you.
I let slip a garbled mess, from lips of insecurity,
and you didn't quite comprehend, until you were mine.
A heart now open to the intangible,
subtle scent sparked hope.
Open eyed impossibility,
unintended thoughts; wonderous hope.
Inescapable and growing still,
a heart beat begotten love.
You alone my heart could fill,
for you unlock the secrets of
Love knows no pretense, and you