Catch Me

I fell
for late nights
in franchise joints
laughing privately
in corners
inside jokes
at the expense of others

I fell
for morning coffee runs
and pretty moments
the mixed medium
of our personalities
your leather and my suede

I fell
for Anacostia moments
shedding high heels
nearly barefoot
park bench moments
reliving your past
building our future

I fell
in spite of your history
because of your struggle
moving past rocky roads
embracing well paved paths

I fell
securely nestled
against a strong back
during bike rides
hands reaching back
reassuring strokes of my thigh

I fell
for you

I fell
for who you were

I fell
and you caught me
in spite of her

Art by: Laurie Cooper, The Couple

Advertisements

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 )

Twitter picture

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

Facebook photo

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

Google+ photo

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

Connecting to %s