as you sleep

By Kfritz

I wanted to say something
Before you fall asleep
But when the courage
Reached my throat
And I turned over
To look at you
I saw eye lashes pressed together
And I heard the breath
Flowing between your lips
Maybe it’s best to say this
When your ears can not
Hear my voice
But my ears need to hear
Myself whisper
My head is overwhelmed
By this thought
Loving you terrifies me

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Copyright 2004 Kfritz
Published on Thursday, July 15, 2004.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • Lylani On Friday, November 7, 2008, Lylani (130)By person wrote:

    Beautifully honest - love it

  • A former member wrote: yeah it is scarey as hell falling in love... and falling couldn't be more right to it. but its how you land that is the most frightening, will you crash... or fall into their arms ... and most scarey , is not feeling love at all.

  • Scarrzz On Wednesday, June 25, 2008, Scarrzz (247)By person wrote:

    Yeah, when you open up to really love someone, you are putting your heart into their care. They will have the power to nourish or to devastate your spirit. That isn't something to be taken lightly. Great meaning here, Veingo. I remember the very instant when I made that choice years ago as if it were only moments. Scholar

  • Mari On Wednesday, January 2, 2008, Mari (427)By person wrote:

    love is a scary thing sometimes.

  • A former member wrote: shoot! this is the dagger slashing its way in.

  • veingo On Sunday, November 20, 2005, veingo (556)By person wrote:

    Oh, this hits home. It's fantastic. ^V^

  • A former member wrote: Just spectacular, this hit hard, this essence of unfiltered pure emotion.

  • A former member wrote: Read it again. Has to go in my faves.

  • Dolly_Fatale On Thursday, July 15, 2004, Dolly_Fatale (29)By person wrote:

    i love this. it's exactly how i was with my last g/f.

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