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The relief of being close to someone who cares.


Andrew_sunset_imageby Andrew McDiarmid01 May 2014

Tonight I came with worry
in my eyes and life’s toll
in my tired embrace. I came
preoccupied, concerned with
the day ahead, regretting
things from yesterday. I came
hoping I could stop this and
see what it was like to be held
in your arms and think of nothing
else. I came to forget, and outside,
the rain fell and you kissed me so
that I did not remember anything
until we said goodnight and good
night. And when everything should
have returned, when the night’s soft
words should have fallen fast into
memory, there was only you, a sky
full of stars outside my window
and you.