asklepiades (asklepiades) wrote,

late one summer day we met
with windswept winds underneath your dress,
with a half-made-smile you spoke of your hard times
and getting by, and i nodded right along.
down here beneath the dandelions uplift
we drove our hearts till our content,
sipped through straws our warm resolve
and poured the rest on strangers lawns.

and you with parents made of want
since spring had half a mind to jolt.
friends called it weakness when you stayed,
but i kissed your fears each anyway, said

'youre beautiful.'
and there we stayed
with your hair so gently lent
to lie disheveled along my chest.

in your tiredness you wore autumn well
though the days were hot
and our fathers warm
around the edges.

  • (no subject)

    its the strength to be myself through all these years that everybody didn’t notice or everybody hated. I can smile a little because of it now,…

  • (no subject)

    You were a sending flower fast and deep. Your petals moors your ankles steep and i I sailed away and i drowned in you. I went down to the root of…

  • wedged in the other

    What a fool. Just be honest. If you cant ask the questions no one else will. I was always ready for the answers. I was never scared.

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