What if we never have the nerve to try?
What if we allow this moment to pass by?
What if it’s perfect and the world stops turning?
What if a missile fires and it leaves us burning?
What if we are afraid to hurt and afraid to feel.
But then the sun meets the moon making it all clear.
Like the stars at night crave the sky and darkness;
Goosebumps rise, running across my skin regardless.
Pain recognizes pain, automatically pulling me in.
Ragged breathes, a wanting, a most beautiful sin.
Strong hands cup my face; hazel eyes find
Unapologetic and greedy, here there is no line.
The taste of home, like I’ve been here before.
It’s you and it’s me; it’s magical and It’s More.
About this poem
When everything aligns and the world is as it should. All of your happiness wrapped up in one. It’s perfection. It’s love.
Written on June 25, 2022
Submitted by zyiawithmelissa on June 26, 2022
Modified on March 05, 2023
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|Scheme||AA BB XX CC DD XEE FF|
|Closest metre||Iambic hexameter|
|Stanza Lengths||2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 2|
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