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Closer

February 17, 2015
By WhatAboutNikki DIAMOND, Uncasville, Connecticut
WhatAboutNikki DIAMOND, Uncasville, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"Speak your mind even if your voice shakes." -Unknown
"The function of music is to release us from the tyranny of concious thought"-Unknown
"With me, poetry is not a purpose, but a passion" -Edgar Allen Poe
"Mad is stupid"-Pops


Our thighs touch when we sit next to each other,
But they could lie across one another
And I’d still want you closer.

Our fingers are intertwined without space between our palms,
But we could squeeze them hard together
And I’d still want you closer.

Our chests are pressed together when we embrace,
But they could be pressed tighter so our hearts couldn’t find room to breathe
And I’d still want you closer.

Our bodies are completely touching skin on skin,
But osmosis could put you into my veins
And I’d still want you closer.

Our souls are one.
But we are miles apart.
I still need you closer.


The author's comments:

You are too far away.


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