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by marzipan_lilies

No amount of peace
Can make me feel less endangered

We speak truth and we don't call it poetry
We don't call it anything
We don't need words and names for who we are
When we are happy

And yet i feel endangered

I walk with all of my selves to meet with all of yours
At that horizon made up of us
Ever way we can be
And even though sometimes
We are happier than others
There is love
And there is beauty
And it is nobody's if it isn't ours

And yet I feel endangered

You are trying so very hard to keep me safe
And I am not even trying
Because I know
Have always known
That you are safety

But I feel endangered

Like all of those animals we only begin to care about
When we see that they've begun to fade
When we know that our love for them is safe, is right

Those animals we are so scared of losing forever
Because loss makes us sad
Not because they've changed our lives
Not because we really want them around
But because we don't know how to feel right about leaving them behind

And so I feel your warmth
Your eyes are peace
Your voice, happiness
But I feel endangered

Like it is only a matter of moments
Before you let go

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Re: Endangered (Score: 1 )
by pathos on Saturday, July 06, 2013 (07:18:16)
Thanks for this poem it really spoke to me - Pathos

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Re: Endangered (Score: 1 )
by zbird on Tuesday, July 01, 2014 (19:17:25)
left me breathless with a contented sigh. a lovely and gentle write.

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