long summer nights that
stretch on for days and skies full of
falling stars that lead to wishes that
a warm bed at night that
beckons me into sweet sound slumber
without thoughts from the day
my head full of worries and insecurities.
a pink sun in the morning that
turns the sky a rosy glow and promises
a fine day ahead full of happy
done with kindness from the heart.
to unwind the hands of time so that I could
once again live in that space
of believing in the things deemed to be
and are in fact quite plausible.
to forget that nothing goes unchanged
or becomes unhinged at the core
but people and things are actually
reliable and invariable.
those things that come from the places
in my mind when I am at the edge of sleep and wake
or wake and sleep, so much that I sometimes
Love elephant and want to go steady?
Editor: Rachel Nussbaum
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