Fall rains on our bodies

On our faces

As we sit talking

Like nothing happening around us

Matters at all.

I listen to your stories

Captivated in them

Pretending I was there




What you did.

I pretend you loved me then

That all your life

You only loved me.

In this moment

We never had anyone else

Never wanted anyone else.


You lean into me

We kiss

For that moment

We’ve never kissed anyone.


When I get cold

You warm me

When I get lost

You find me

When I’m not sure

You assure me.



Make me wonder

How in the world

I ever lived without you.

i have never