I’d been there
a million
times before.

So familiar,
more nonfiction
than lore.

I stood
all alone.

Until a gentle touch
warmed my waist
to the bone.

A whisper
to my ear
of words with no recall.

You moved away
but always back
if I were to fall.

I’d been here
a million times

But everything wasn’t
real to me

Locked eyes
across the room.

Caused a
rush of thoughts
to bloom.

The only real
ones there
were us.

We were still
in all
the fuss.

were so

you were my dreams
to steal.

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