i am not the boogeyman
steep in darkness if you must
in silence i’ll sit beside you
till you share all the reasons
you run from me so
then, only then
will i shine soft light, a reminder
of the heart i gave you.
recesses should not exist between us
neither monsters, fear
denial of our love.
© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.
…poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars…
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