distance while holding hands

the space between hearts
as if each ridge on your fingertip
were walls of the Grand Canyon
perilously navigable…
but always too far apart

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Alice Keys
    Aug 15, 2013 @ 18:47:31

    Never can get that last bit of skin out of the way to be REALLY close. Well said.


  2. billgncs
    Sep 05, 2013 @ 05:39:17

    I take your hand
    holding determinedly
    never to bind you
    just to balance my heart


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