Friday, March 25, 2011
I Imagine Your Eyes...
I imagine your eyes will save me….your mysterious eyes that speak of passion and romance even in their shyest, most shielded moments…it’s a fool’s errand (it always is) but I am foolish enough to indulge the fantasy just the same.
Your eyes…your tender eyes…will save me. Will save me from my shadows…will save me from the fire…will save me from myself. And I will be whole again. And I will be happy again. And I will light a fire in your eyes and spend the rest of my days working tirelessly to keep it there. I imagine your eyes…they will save me.
I imagine your touch…your gentle arms, your tender kiss, your sweet bosom, your delicate but strong hands…I imagine your touch will save me. It is, again, a fool’s errand (nobody can save us if we can’t save ourselves) but, again, I am foolish enough to reach for the dream just the same.
Your touch….your tender touch…will save me. Will save me from my books and my poetry…will save me from the cold, lonely nights….will save me from myself and my missteps. And I will be whole again. And I will be whole for the first time. And I will be happy again. And I will be really happy for the first time. And I will take you into my arms and shelter you from the world while you shelter me from the world. I imagine your touch…your touch will save me.
I imagine your heart…your mighty heart that I know without really knowing it all…I imagine that your heart will save me. It is, of course, a fool’s errand (a bittersweet and eternal journey) but I am foolish enough to wonder what the world would look like with your heart in my corner.
Your heart…your mighty, guarded, shimmering heart…will save me. Will save me from the sad songs and happy feints…will save from the heartache of memory true and memory false…will save me from starry eyed self and let my make believe heart float gently down to real earth. And I will be whole. And I will be happy. And I will save a place for your heart in mine and spend the whole of eternity trying to make myself worthy of that trust.
I imagine…I imagine your eyes will save me…