I smiled at you like it could save the earth and your lips curved right up without hesitation but your smile only told me I could stay if I wanted to. It never came with the invitation I so badly wanted. I got close and you stayed warm. The flame did not rise.
Yet my fire stayed burning. Not doused; just kept alive with splinters of niceties and drops of exaggerated interpretations to your actions. Continue reading Midnight musings – I should have stayed still