Literature

Which came first
you
or the words?

It’s hard to write
knowing you
are reading.

Knowing you
are reading
into it
things you
probably
shouldn’t.

I’m still doing it.
Writing down in
a poem the things
I haven’t had a chance
or the nerve to say
out loud to you.

Which came first
you
or the words?

Do I need to
show this to you
before I leave it here
for the rest of the world?

Does it belong to them

or to me

or to you?
~4/9/15
_____
If we had spent every moment speaking the things we thought and did not say, the world would be a vastly different place…

Advertisements
Standard

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