stars and ashes
I fell for you slowly
your love for misty
mornings and splattered paint you paint
the world in metaphors and shout it quietly into the gray
and you exist in between
love and hate and happy and sad and sky and sea and whole and broken and you
you are human.
absolutely perfectly imperfectly human you teach me how
to cross bridges to move on to love to learn to grow
and i grew.
I grew in life as i fell in love
with the sound of cellos in your soul,
the clouds of rain in your head
and the life in your heart.
letters on computer screens waterfall showers cold noses and people and
every day i find more to love.
you love too.
we hold each other up, abandoned umbrellas we face the coming sun together
the sun will come.
For you and for me
your future is bright
stars shining through your navy heart it bursts
at the seams and you will do great things.
shake off the ashes and you will only grow
fall asleep only to wake up again
become more and more whole
and i'll be here every step of the way.
you shaped me just by being
your lessons woven
imprinted on my heart
and there is no going back.
I am who I am
and you are a part of that.
we will grow old and
gray like the sky you love and
your words will still remain.
no words from me but
and im proud
to have a friend like you.