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heartbeat

by Emily Davidson

it was late
that time of night
close to dawn
when it always
rains

we were not embarrassed
by our closeness
unfamiliar but comfortable

he asked me to
feel his heartbeat
i could feel it
trying to escape

10/01/2012

Posted on 11/01/2012
Copyright © 2022 Emily Davidson

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Christel Crews on 11/01/12 at 03:38 AM

this is gorgeous! what a picturesque scene painted with swift, crisp strokes! wrapping the reader into the moment. just love it!

Posted by Kristina Woodhill on 11/01/12 at 10:17 PM

Oh, ouch. I also loved the quickly painted scene here.

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