The waves of the night crash down
Leaving a mist of salt that finds its way through my window.
That night, we sleep like the sea
Tossing and turning in rapid motion.
Some nights, the waves of a high tide swallow our souls and not a word is to be said
No soft touch
No look into his eyes.
But in those calm nights, where the waves slide onto the shore and a single shush of water can be heard,
We are one.
Your eyes, shining like the moon
The warmth of your skin wrapped around me
And then my heart beats again in that perfect, slow rhythm
Like the water sliding onto the shore on a calm,