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if you held my heart with your tongue

I think it would be healed I think
your saliva would stay

in my golden mines and we’d never
ever have to worry about

preservation or conservation or moration
but only respiration and perspiration and

balcony full moons only whether your
tongue blocks an artery or a vein

because my blood only ever rushes or sleeps and
and usually it’s dormant until

you write my name on your wrist or whisper
princess in my ear

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Literature_DarlingThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Mar. 16, 2013 at 9:44 am
This was beautiful! It has an airy quality that seems to catch in my throat as I read the words.
tiredtoedlullabies This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 25, 2013 at 10:45 pm
Thank you so much for the feedback!  I'm happy that the line breaks were effective.
I8Grass This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 16, 2013 at 2:29 am
I love how you broke this one up. When I read it I sounded like I was trying to catch my breath.
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