add harp. add photos of flowers, the color of sunrise, the color of the intrepid sea. add ipod. batteries low. add strawberry jam, calla lilies that grow like weeds. add the sound of breaking glass. add midnight, plus the black breaking waves of the sea. add the constellation that lit the dark night we walked by. maps left behind on the tired roadside. add jewels lost by the desire of sunrise, come morning.
come morning, warm from slumber, warm from sleepless nights, passed by the sea. add the nervous ticking clock. add moments left before the doors shut, and i could not speak your name.
add, this is the end of all beginnings. the postcard is written. the letter sent.
add what we remember recorded by, dashes of light.
what flowers we have pressed into the grains of being, will grow tall. and will blossom wildly.
we are carbon copies of a daydream. i dreamt that i could touch, like a waterlily floating through my hair.
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