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After

You soothe me like cashmere
After
Even when you're sleeping
you reveal to me new things.
to see you is to know you
and I crave in my bones, you
leave me wanting more,
After

With a citrus sun, we are awoken
in tangled arms and legs,
listening to the lark and love sounds
we caress like silk on newly showered skin
flashes of our dance, effortless romance
I love it when you won't let me go,
After

Speechless am I, no words can come
though normally I speak for hours
My mind is blank; my hands are numb
from the trembling, you are a tower.
no rescue from your force
no answers to my ponderings
but I'm calm in the angst that drives our affair
After

And when my bed is warm and withered
from your now apparition
how can you let me be alone this way
in this my delicate condition?
and even whenst our lips parted
remind me again of their meeting
our hands our heart our minds,
greeting,
After.

To rise and fall with you,
After
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