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Love is a Four Letter Word

Like fear

By S. A. CrawfordPublished 8 months ago 1 min read
Photo by Joonas kääriäinen: https://www.pexels.com/photo/clouds-under-full-moon-239107/

You live like fire,

wild and free with a need for joy,

for fuel,

and me?

I need your eyes on my face,

when the sun is low.

So I can be the wave to wash away,

the dirt of a hard day from your skin.

I am the moon to your sun.

And live in the dim.

I have not been soft in so long,

that I fear I will fail you,

and add one more sin to my soul.

I glow for you,

I am made of your rich gold hues.

And that can't be.

I can't live and grow for you.

Only for me.

So I let you go,

and go dull and dour.

Just for now.

So that I can seek the soft and raw,

in the hard knot at my core.

One day I will give you fire,

but for now, I make you free,

and hope that you soar.

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About the Creator

S. A. Crawford

Writer, reader, life-long student - being brave and finally taking the plunge by publishing some articles and fiction pieces.

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  • Kayleigh Fraser ✨6 months ago

    Wow! I am so in love with this one ✨❤️✨ Really happy to have found your poems!

  • Mackenzie Davis8 months ago

    Of the many stunning lines, I particularly loved this one: "I have not been soft in so long, that I fear I will fail you, and add one more sin to my soul." Wow. This was a fantastic creation. Great job!

  • Kendall Defoe 8 months ago

    You keep knocking it out of the park!

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