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Speak Softly

written by: Ann Troy

@brainsandsocks

 

Whisper your confession
and
I might
unbox my heart
for you.
And then we are
bare,
if nothing else,
equal strangers;
secret keepers.

Swallow
the key to
my heart
and
I’ll sing
the canon of
my sins.
Will we ever be
more
than
vulnerable?
Simple lovers;
life sharers?

If you lose
my
heart, I’ll
have my soul
left to me.
I hope I’m as
bad
at forgiving
as loving.
Then I’ll
eternally
long for your shadow.
The lonely wolf;
and her Empress.

Ann Troy

Ann Troy

Ann Troy has married words and paper since she could write. She loves literature, singing and voice-acting with a passion. Cleverness excites her and she sees beauty in everything. It is her mission to bring the love for books back to the old and young where it receded. In her spare time she waters her mint plant and knits socks for her family.
Ann Troy

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