the same as the clouds that span the sky,
it is the sands that come between us. before
we connected here to there, anywhere to
anywhere. everything that swam in your blood
swam in mine, evolution was our body and
we - the soul. you tasted of tangy india and
chlorophyll; i of brisk air and pine forests.
-i am old enough to remember the times
when we surrounded the center of everything. fruitless
stabs at ecosystem and artful coastlines left us
laughing, when underneath our blanket swam
a hive of blue beauty. the days when we devoured
meteors whole and sunk anything that got in our
-now the sands have come between us, the
many grains that divide you from me. the aeons seemed
shorter with you here. please come back, i am waiting.