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mutual assuredness.

by paisley 2 months ago in love poems
Runner-Up in From Across the Room ChallengeRunner-Up in From Across the Room Challenge
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(so, this is what knowing is)

credit: Lucia & Nicolò

It was an instant.

I felt it in the moment

our eyes met.

In the miles

between us

over unreliable

internet

connect-

ion.

Under complication

buried in affection,

and distance at first.

Resistance to hurting

and being

hurt.

But to fathom the existence

that this could be not a dream

meant more than the timid accepting

of what we don't want

over what we both need.

Your eyes told me stories

then. I get to hear them

now.

How I will always reflect

upon the mirrored wisdom

of your mouth.

So poised & present.

So quick to go south.

Like the days we find ourselves in.

Swallowing sugar surrounded by doubt.

Two eager kids

letting

figure

each other out.

love poems

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paisley

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