October 13, 2005

nearness

tapping you
behind your left shoulder
my fingers run down
the length of your long sleeve
stopping at the cuff
carefully measuring
the safe distance
between love
and friendship
and the nearness
of your hand
to mine

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

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emmz said...

the original title to this was actually "hesitant hand" but i kinda liked "nearness" instead. anyways, it was the first of my poems that got posted in INQ's YOU website. here's the link:
http://you.inq7.net/express/08112004/exp1-1.htm