destroy/create

tumblr_inline_nzdnhai6vp1t0xd00_500
We were sitting. The dice throw of creation. 
Smooth stones covered in our first snow and ready to be trodden on. So put your footsteps into my back and
push. 

We were crawling. Now you understand why our hands are cold.
Wanting to be anywhere but here when it all started. When the world told us to move, 
belly to the ground. 

We were standing. Both hands tangled in hair and the air’s so cold up here.
Leafless tree limbs for legs, shaking in this new wind, watch them break.

We were walking. We plunged through the ice, pulled ourselves a path and
swam through concrete. Crying, wailing, begging to be warm.

We were running. The mist came in quick around our ankles, obscured the faces we were thankful to hide.
Frost bit the feet that had no feeling left. Your etherised hand found mind and it froze there.
We ran to the top of the world.

Now we're waiting:
Breathe for me baby, it’s a brand new day.
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