ALMOST LOVE

Inspired by a line from ‘skin’ by Rag & Bone man.

 

Almost love

 

We always liked kisses when it rained

to see if they could be washed away

diluting the passion they contained

hoping they would last another day.

That yearning pull of body and heart

to be together, always made us smile

and the emptiness when we were apart

said we’d something special for a while.

Yet we were never blessed by the stars above

save with the lost echo of an almost love.

5 thoughts on “ALMOST LOVE

  1. Every bit of this is moving and beautiful, Nigel! Those kind of kisses seem to sear themselves on the heart. That last line, so strong in its sense of sadness, the wanting that doesn’t quite get to the place one might want it to, it echoes in itself.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s