Poets logo

More Than a Home

by Jade Hadfield 2 months ago in love poems · updated 2 months ago

Always wanting, never needing

More Than a Home
Photo by Khamkéo Vilaysing on Unsplash

I have wandered, lost

between brick and mortar,

each building a new realm

in which I was hidden, cocooned.

*

I have been safe, by definition,

kept warm, sheltered under rooftops,

fed from a selfless pantry,

never needing, yet wanting.

*

Yearning never fades, it strengthens,

craving, gnawing, festering,

a forever nomad,

living on the wish of a fairytale.

*

Undeserving, feasting on good will,

an empty soul forever famished,

deemed selfish by self-definition,

until fleeing turned to martyrdom.

*

You kept looking, found me

scavenging, afraid, carried me home,

never leaving watch, I couldn't stray,

a feral beast, you tried to domesticate.

*

But you wanted the same,

more than structure, more than needing,

two souls forever wanting, searching,

entwined by a desire to keep building.

*

I found my home in you,

in a fire slowly burning,

your passion was my kindling,

I will forever burn for you.

*

Two units, thriving independence,

dependent when days grew colder,

a support to maintain the journey,

a haven whenever weary.

*

I never wanted again, blissfully.

love poems

Jade Hadfield

A writer by both profession and passion. Sharing my stories about mental health, and my journey to becoming a better writer.

Facebook: @jfhadfieldwriter

Instagram: @jfhadfield

Twitter: @jfhadfield

Fiverr: https://www.fiverr.com/jadehadfield

Receive stories by Jade Hadfield in your feed
Jade Hadfield
Read next: The Sternest King

Find us on social media

Miscellaneous links

  • Explore
  • Contact
  • Privacy Policy
  • Terms of Use
  • Support

© 2021 Creatd, Inc. All Rights Reserved.