When It Started

Written December 18, 2010

must have been that moment:

barely knew more than each other’s names,
but for some reason standing by that elevator
we stopped our lives for five minutes
to converse so comfortably
to unlock a feeling for you
i never expected to grow.

it must have been that moment,
and it took me some time to realize
that you had replaced any other men
on my mind.

i knew and i know
we’re not a perfect fit—

a little heteronuclear but
my symmetry adapted to let you in,
and within my thoughts you remain.
now my heart is just waiting
for your hand.

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