A Poem by Elisa

My eyes feel swollen. 
The gray light inside the elevator
is way too bright, 
and everything else is getting darker...
Then, the elevator stops
First floor, and the doors open. 
Before we met, I couldn't stop to appreciate the sound of an elevator.
Now, as I wait for my daily descent, 
and I hear the elevator stop at each floor, 
my palms sweat, and I smile uncontrollably. 
It means I'm one floor, 
one step, 
one inch closer to my refuge. 
I close my eyes and sigh, every time. 
Night, and you're free. 
My aching body
nourished with sickly blood
held, embraced, healed in your arms
after believing this time would never come.
Surrounded by trees, 
twinkling lights, 
coated in darkness and secrecy: 
This is where they'll find us
If they ever come looking. 
I look up at the leaves
darkened by night
wishing I could take this moment
and pour it into my veins. 
Then, you'd be the closest to my heart
any man has ever been. 

© 2015 Elisa

Author's Note

Hey everyone! This one is for someone that I met this year, someone worth writing a poem about. I hope you enjoyed this one. Thanks so much for stopping by, and have a great day!

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This is so beautifully expressed. Made me so happy as i read through each word. An absolutely worthy write up! Keep it up :)

Posted 7 Years Ago


6 Years Ago

Thank you so much! I really appreciate it!
So mysterious =D
You just never know what will inspire to write such beauties.
Awesome write Elisa.

Posted 7 Years Ago


7 Years Ago

Thank you very much!

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Added on October 9, 2015
Last Updated on October 9, 2015
Tags: romance, couples, crushes, sickness, healing, refuge



Los Angeles, CA

Hello everyone! I really appreciate you stopping by! I post new poems every Monday and Friday, so feel free to check them out and let me know what you think. Thank you so much, and have an awesome day.. more..

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