Anticipating Love

I shaked

And Shivered

My lips quivered

My hands trembling

At the thought of you near

My heart rattled in its cage

Begging to break out and be set free

My words dull and blase at the fear of exposure

To the pain rendered to me when I was younger

Fleeting dreams and thoughts of love trickle from my soul

I wish to swim through the sea to taste their bitter salts again

To feel love

 

 

Author: Jack Bennett

Born in Torbay, living in Bristol. One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.

2 thoughts on “Anticipating Love”

  1. I absolutely love how this poem aesthetically looks on the page – growing and swelling and pulling back to the final line (and ironically so appropriate for the beautiful words you’ve written), amazing 🙂

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