Reunited with silence (12.13.12)

Reunited with silence,
The spaces between sound.
I am here, resting alone.

Overcast sky… It creates a damp, chilled blue hue on all of the furniture of the family room. The skylight sprinkles a white light descending in the middle of the room.

Talking about
the chills in my toes
reminds me of
swirling frigid air
I breathed in last night
in my freezing cold room
without you.

I wrapped the blankets
around my face
and gave myself
an opening
just big enough
to inhale.

Did you
miss me
too?

Our bodies retain
the heat from our love
so well when
we are together,

but apart
it disperses and leaks out
like a broken container-

the elements usurp me
and my attempts at warmth.

20121218-113455.jpg
(painting by Joanne Licardo)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s