33 – homeground


met me in my space: you didn’t ask me to walk too far out.

You came into my space and made it yours.

I put flowers in the corners to brighten up the rooms.

You added lamps and a coffee table.

I strung tiny lights from wall to wall

you pulled in picture frames filled with new memories.

When I looked around, my elbows felt claustrophobia kicking in

and you asked me to lay down.

You made your arm my pillow

and kissed my forehead lightly.

I opened my eyes to a ceiling made of stars — we had all the room in the world.


met me in my space

and practiced the “whatever it takes”

You made an empty space a home.


hope I’ve done the same for you.


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