Don’t take this the wrong way
(even though I always do when someone starts out that way)
I tried to talk myself away from you so many times.
My mind could not conceive of a single way we’d work.
I was too young.
My life couldn’t possibly be “together” enough for you.
We lived too far apart.
Eventually you’d find out just how far I was from perfect.
I was full of
Yet, every time I’d start to walk
you’d meet me in that new place,
“Well, if this is where we are… I like it.”
Now my future plans are riddled with images of you.
I’ve fallen in
As if this was some lesson,
I finally figured out how strong people turn fragile.
(Please, don’t shatter me.)
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oh my god. im in awe of you.
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I felt this in my cells—on every microtubule and in every gpcr. The imagery, the emotions. You are absolutely inspiring and talented.