Quiet Conversations

Passion is that fire for another
that wakes you at 4 in the morning,
she said-
It’s the song in your loins that
reaches and calls until I answer –

She was right. Because now the cold seeps into my bones
and the song stretches into a scream
that you don’t answer.


Echoes on the Stairs Copyright © 2015 by Felicity Johns. All Rights Reserved.


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