quote

Lost, You Said

I never guessed
although I should have
that you’d give up first
Like the knee
injured years ago
always folds on a hike
before my lungs cry off
I knew it was there
that not-quite-healed
fracture in you
though you never shared
how it happened
and I just kept my head down
driving ahead
as if to prove
I felt no pain
not even noticing
you had stopped
until you were out of sight
Lost, you said, until she rescued you

 

 

Creative Commons License
Lost, You Said is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Speak Your Mind

*