One-Way Ticket

 

Giving me

a little room to breathe,

not like yesterday.

Tied myself in,

didn’t even think

that I might want

to do

something new

tomorrow.

A one-way trip,

ticket bought in anger.

 

Reaching out,

you took my hand in yours.

Sat down next to me,

and strapped yourself into the seat.

I couldn’t believe

someone could be so crazy,

or even

as insane as me.

 

In the air,

I thought I’d be alone.

On my way,

but with you there,

my mind is calm.

You take

so much of the confusion

when you lean

your head on my shoulder.

 

So now,

we’re on this journey

together.

A destination ahead,

more than a reckoning.

Before us,

there is hope for the future,

because wherever

we are

could be home.

 

 

HG – 2021

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s