I use the word forever like other ships use anchors

Cecilie K.

It frightens me that I love you so much I will hold your hand and support you through any road you take even if it leads away from me. 
There are ways I have loved before, like a needy child, like a stranger in the night.
I wanted to love you like a thief, steal your heart and be gone before you could miss me.
But in your hands I found anchors instead of burdens, and in your mouth I found reassurances instead of demands. 
I’m not asking you to get my name tattooed on your wrist or to propose to me when we’re both sober and I’ve been crying. 
These are the things I’ve ran away from, the men who say forever like it’s a rope they want to hang themselves with. 
But there is a duality inside me, along with the woman who loves you through it all…

View original post 107 more words

Advertisements

About savannahlyn

I write to articulate what my tongue cannot
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s