Reading Lovecraft

You didn’t curl your toes up,

Next to mine.

But you read Lovecraft,

A beat out of time.

I watched your curls,

Silky and dry,

Thought how nice it would be,

If this were our house.

I curled up so many times on your parents couch,

Reading and wondering what it would be like,

To have a life with you.

I knew, it wouldn’t work.

I can’t be the Stepford wife.

But I loved when you were close,

Reading with that voice,

A comical adaptation, of fears without faces,

That made me curl my toes up,

As I curled into you.

Published by LughLana

Hey there. My name is Ash. Whenever I feel lost or confused, I write. This blog is a project in releasing the poetry I would have kept locked up inside, otherwise. It's pronounced 'LOU-lah-NA.' Enjoy your visit!

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