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You Never Asked but I Gave it to You Anyway

by Megan Guimbellot

Oh damn you and your subtle ways, how I catch you staring from across the room, drink in hand,..your restless fingers brushing the hair from my eyes
Oh, I've known you always and before//felt your breath on my neck at midnight and your smile in the sunlight(if only for an instant)))
And I would beg you to stay,,rest those weary hands on the bare of my skin and be still for just one moment((its quiet here)
But you never listen to a thing my eyes might say and right now I can't seem to find my voice because you're standing way too close(too close)

too
close/to
speak

So I'll hold your eyes in mine and anything else you have to offer in my hands and since I can't speak I think I'll just breathe you in...


01/16/2008

Author's Note: Hearts wrapped in blankets, laying low - Stars

Posted on 01/17/2008
Copyright © 2020 Megan Guimbellot

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Gabriel Ricard on 01/17/08 at 03:12 AM

Obviously, I love how you've put this thing together. Very, very nicely done. And I'd say you've definitely got the language and imagery to back it up.

Posted by Anne Engelen on 01/19/08 at 04:26 PM

very nice!!

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