Because Love is Alive

it was the way you held my stare
that convinced me fairytales were real.

a love so indecently unfair, a kiss shared, unsealed, mirroring the sun’s glare.

life became easy, unequivocally tangible, and with you, a love unmarred.

it was you that held me together when my world fell apart;
you were the one who told me to believe in good, in the light, even as the world eclipsed before my very eyes.

i can only hold you, my dear, as my nightmares flicker to life and become corporeal.
but with you, because
love is alive, there is nothing we can’t conquer.

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