A Need to Find


How it pours, this need to find

into a lake of wants.

Did I forget how far behind

you left your touch?

Upon my skin I know as much,

a need to find a print of you

to lose myself in whole again

upon your skin, I know as much,

and how it pours this lifelong need-


March 16, 2020

“How we need that security. How we need another soul to cling to, another body to keep us warm. To rest and trust; to give your soul in confidence: I need this, I need someone to pour myself into.”

― Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

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