I remember when you whispered in my ears
I recall the promises you made so easily
The ones you never kept
The ones I painted across my heart and never forgot
Because they were too precious to give away.
You made me feel like I could fly
Like I was floating in a bed of soft leaves
Like my stomach was filled with fluffy clouds
And I couldn't get rid of them
No matter what anyone said about us.
You said you loved me
With all your heart and more
Because I wasn't afraid to be different
Because I was obsessed with picking flowers and orange juice
Because I was one of the strangest girls you'd ever met.
We had screaming matches to challenge thunder
And I know that those punches hurt you, by the way you winced afterwards
And your rage seemed to be an endless storm
I always told myself I would never forgive you for the things you said
But the way you said my name caused me to melt.
I liked tracing invisible patterns on your arms
Like daisies and roses and teddy bears with beating hearts
And I loved rolling down hills with you clutched to my side for protection
(it didn't matter if we only hurt ourselves in the end)
I liked running my hands through your curly hair
And giggled when you got angry with me for doing so.
But I should have known all goods things come to an end
Like autumn turns to winter
Like how the stars never last forever
And explode into a million fragments of gas
Like how your hand suddenly grew cold around mine.
It doesn't matter that we aren't in each other arms anymore
That I haven't seen you since july
Because I still smell you and I still know the feeling of your skin
Just in my dreams, when I'm tucked away
Enclosed in fluffy clouds and blades of stainless steal glass.
a/n: free verse poem written a couple of days ago. i dont have much poetry on fictionpress...i thought i might see if there's anything i can do to improve this poem. i like it, it just needs work.