Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Dreams About A Letter

By Justine C. Tajonera

She dreams about him
She always wakes up
at the moment
when he is about
to reply
to her.

A year ago
she told him
that she cared
for him,
knowing full well
that he would not
know what
it cost her
to write down
the words.

When she catches herself
clawing back
into her sleep
to retrieve
the thing
he did not

she remembers
that she was courageous,
that she once did
what she thought
she could not

So while this story
is far from over,
she is lucky
that she has

(Dec. 8, 2009)

For Kat

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