February 18, 2021

a place

from this view
my curtains are waves
roaring to the shore
throwing salt to the air
raging sounds the sleepers crave

i can hear the gulls
calling to us
i can feel your hand in mine
see the ocean breeze
drag your hair across your cheek
i can sense the power
a place has for us
to be somewhere together
to be anywhere that is safe

and while i wish my arms were enough
i know they can’t protect you
the way miles can

but you should know
i’m happy in any place
as long as you are there


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