Your heavy heartbeat is deafening us both, yet it makes me feel safe.
This is all illusory: your heart does not sing my name.
If I were to fall, you would not be able to catch me; bones would shatter, and I would be dumber than I already am.
There are times when I simply can’t face your face.
Time again, your smile simultaneously builds and destroys.
Everything is out of focus – but you. You don’t see me, though