I lay still

the cold night
traces my body
against the sheets
where every move
I make
leaves me hanging
on the edge
there is no valley
to keep me in
no mountains
to hold me up
no bridge
to lead me
to you
so I lay still
not to move
for fear
that I will fall
and the drop
will have no end
and my sighs
will have no voice
and you will not know
how to catch me

© 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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