hyperbole

when drawing a hyperbola
your pencil must swoop
curve around gently
allowing for the
beginning
and the end
to reach longingly
outward towards infinity

I remember your back pressing
into to my chest as we swung
on the porch swing
my arms sketching
a circle with
you as the center
pretending there was
no end to us only a beginning

hoping we were still
a circle that
could
wrap around
again to the start

So talk to me, baby ...

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