my breath is taut
I stand as one
bracing and fusing
the limits of my
to what I know
is fleeting

still I move forward
like a restless sleep
seeking just one night
to ease the void
to recall the want

momentary conviction
to regretful decision
I am weak
I let you in
I give you less
than you deserve

hold me tight
in this temporary
until I can feel
no more

© Copyright 2014 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved.

About Melissa Leigh

I believe that every life is full of endless moments that help you, hurt your, change you, inspire you, and allow you to mold yourself into the best version of yourself that you can possibly be. Stories exist in all of us and need to be shared in order to grow.
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