Treasure Island

Danielle Moffat

(February 15th / Hong Kong)

Forget-Me-Nots


Do you remember the night we held onto each other
As though the world had ended?
And how, in the darkness,
We lay side by side in silence -
Awake but dreaming?

Do you remember the warmth of our bodies?
And how it collected in a pool about us,
Flooding the moment with hot clarity,
Imprinting that touch on my memory
For a lifetime?

Do you remember how the seconds seemed like hours,
The hours, seconds?
And how in that dreamy universe we had created,
Love bloomed like a magnificent flower,
Its roots binding us forever?

I remember.

Submitted: Sunday, January 02, 2005

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