I am a little ashamed to admit this
but I am sure I am not the only
girl who has.
I used your body
to remind me of a time
when the waters laid
softly around me. I let your arm lay over my side
and I rested my life against you.
A man carries so much strength and I
borrowed it to catch up
with the chaotic crashing waves of
water that I row through now.
I didn’t need your voice, or your thoughts
or your laugh. I didn’t need the silly act that
men like to play. I didn’t need words dipped in
or that sparkle in your smile.
I just needed your feet to curl
mine inside, two strong arms to wrap my
dreams up tight, a heavy chest that could
hold the weight of the heaviness
I hold – I just needed your body
to give mine a mold!
I wanted to thank you for this great read!! I definitely enjoying every little bit of it I have you bookmarked to check out new stuff you post…
Your poetry is very beautiful.
Thank you very much!!
I like the real flavor of your poems. This is a truth rarely spoken, in a unique way. I especially like the way you put the last stanza, it’s written beautifully. I see the depth in it, yet expressed simply. Men are often a comfort to cling to and be shaped by, but there’s more to a relationship than that. I love it!
Thank you so much for commenting!!
Thank you for this Maggie this is exactly how my partner felt, this is why she betrayed me and why I forgave her.