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Calloused and Shaky

Consistent and Waiting

By Poppy the PoetPublished 4 months ago 1 min read
Calloused and Shaky
Photo by Ave Calvar on Unsplash

He is reaching for me:

Through the uncertainty

I see his hands

Calloused and shaky

But consistently held out

Waiting to collide with my skin

~ ~ ~

He is smiling at me:

In the darkness

I see his face and

Wonder how someone

So human and flawed

Can be so easily loved

~ ~ ~

He is gazing at me:

His eyes soft and sea-like

His stare unwavering

Unfaltering, unflinching

~ ~ ~

He is acting like

He loves me

I am wondering

If it is enough


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  • keenan eliezer4 months ago

    Well written

  • Vranes Samaha4 months ago

    Well written

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