11 Apr / NaPoWriMo Day 10: Nestled
nestled beside you
my breath following yours
i am reminded of how easily
a life can change.
a life with all i ever wanted –
a lovely career, an ocean view, solid friends,
even more solid beliefs. and endless,
the only thing missing was you.
as the universe would have it
you were there all along
hidden from my view
tucked nicely in between friends.
then, fed up with dating and men,
i asked for a lover, a real lover
who could walk this journey
and love me through it. a simple request, really.
on a new year’s night my wish was granted
and now i am here, with you
in our bed, following your breath
tracing the steps i took to get to you.
knowing with certainty that nothing
will ever be the same.
and for that, I am forever grateful.