Never.

I bury another Never
Watching it slink into the soil
As I cover it with the sand under the shadow of your face.
I look at the ruins of my fences and defences,
Strong and defiant a week ago,
Crumbled in the earth after you strode in,
Arms akimbo, pockets brimming with keys to secrets,
The secrets I didnโ€™t even know I held.
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Friday Fiction- Love Me Now.

โ€˜Iโ€™m sorryโ€™ flashed on my screen, a WhatsApp notification from you.

 

I gripped my phone a little harder as my eyes betrayed me by forming a layer of tears. Again I was struck by how easily you get me, how it seems you fill the spaces I didnโ€™t know were there, waiting for you. Continue reading →