So much like me

Half past 3 a.m., I’m flat on my back, and I miss your deep breathy voice from the pillow next door to mine. I miss being able to tuck my hand under your shoulder or hitch my knee up over your thigh. I miss your warmth. I miss the way your heartbeat always seemed to steady right before you kissed me goodnight.

The quiet way your hands ran circles over my hips never went unnoticed. My fingertips still remember the gentle way you leaned into my touch. Not a night goes by when I’m not aching for your body to be close to mine.

“What are you thinking about?”

“Mmmmm, just you.” I would murmur as a sleepy grin turned up the corners of my lips. “What are you thinking?”

“I’m thinking that I could get used to this…”

I just miss you so terribly. I miss the ribcage festivals and collarbone symphonies. I miss the way we fit, the way our hearts hummed to one another, the way it was just you and me and not a single interruption. You lit up the darkness and cast away lonely. We shone brilliantly even in complete darkness. I could have gotten used to that, too. Until you laid down in my arms, I never knew that I could love someone so much like me.

Advertisements

One thought on “So much like me

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