I love you as the plant that never blooms
but carries in itself the light of hidden flowers;
thanks to your love a certain solid fragrance,
risen from the earth, lives darkly in my body.
~Pablo Neruda 122 followers / 1.0k words
really old poem I found as I flipped through some old journals of mine. Growing up by the ocean, I remember sitting on the edge of the world, staring out into the mysterious expanse of the sea and getting lost in the marvel of what it might hold. Now older and land locked I long to be by my beloved ocean again.
My palms lay open before me And as they meet my face Slowly moving up my cheeks I feel the warmth upon them It is the love within me That which keeps me alive Guiding me through black forests With glistening eyes
the stars were multicolored when she looked up into the opaque sky and whispered to no one the words she had been scared to say to for so long
she could almost see them flutter in the red bud wind those pieces of her heart she finally let loose when she broke her gaze with midnight she thought she could faintly hear his voice echo in hushed whispers back to her
"I love you"
yet still she turned away from the night blew a petal soft kiss sent it with her last breath of hope in flight to the distant horizon and sighed her final