attraction (repost)

I am a bewilderment
of limbs –

a profusion
of uncomfortable truths –

and as a result,
am ungainly beside you

all twisted fingers
and benumbed tongue

but lit up inside
by fireflies

© Sarah Whiteley

A repost from July 2013.
MJH – one of the first pieces I ever wrote about you, and you still give me fireflies. Much love and much light. I’ll see you in a minute.

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