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Remember

One thing about blogging regularly and being subscribed to poetry blogs is that I am finding new voices. I like this voice.

jelmo88's Blog

Remember,
when we watched the sun
skinny dip off the tip
of the earth?
You could’ve sworn you heard
the splash of colors
hit the sky and drip
beautiful
back into your eyes.

Remember,
the amber,
the embers we tempered,
we tampered to glow
as we smoldered our souls
to burn
just as slowly,
wholly for one another?

Remember,
the eve when our atoms
first met,
our tainted genesis
we could never forget.

When “I miss you”
felt crippled and maimed,
weak and estranged
escaping our tongues,
hollow as breath
evading our lungs;
when our essence,
our electrons thirsted,
pined,
yearned for the valence
of each others.

No one dared
to skin our proximity,
our affinity,
closer than milliseconds.
We addressed each other
in first person
as if our genes
were stitched at the seams,
an affixed eclipse
of identities.

Remember,
when our infinity,
“forever and a day”
was once…

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