tangible/intangible

here again is that anticipated
when of you,
more of if than of ever

and I tell myself I can picture
your bare feet
on my floorboards

convince myself I wouldn’t mind
the invasion
of my space – its sanctity

overrun by the solid reality
of an other
sweeping aside the silent hours

for tangible skin –
currently irrelevant
in intangible when

© Sarah Whiteley

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12 thoughts on “tangible/intangible

  1. I am feeling those first two lines, Sarah – Bob has been away a week and will be home late tonight – ‘that anticipated when of you’- really such a glorious couple of lines in another one of your beautiful poems – K

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