To Hear

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To Hear


A murmur ran through the crowd.

From your lips, whispers,

“We should leave.”

We should breathe.


Suffocated by the press

of people and smoke,

filtered through empty minds.

“We can make it back in time,”


you said quietly to my ear.

We can be as one,

or two, together.

Pressed between car door


and car door, and backseat.

“…,” I said,

as your lips

lightly touch lobe.


Afterwards, we laughed

Then, we loved

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