didn’t you know

didn’t you know
you felt like a fireplace
in the winter
your cracks
and hisses
told me what
I needed to hear
you brought warmth
to my soul
you reflected in my eyes
the way I suppose
something is
supposed to
you were everything
a fire needed to be
and like a fire
I couldn’t touch you
the way I wanted to
and the way
I suppose
you wanted
as well

Published by Anne Taylor

Anne Taylor is a freelance writer who loves talking about mental health, wellness, and all things Disney. She resides in Spokane, WA with her dog Pepper and spends as much time in the sunshine as possible.

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