Hair of the Moon

 

my girl

has a window barred,

triple locked heart

she steers through the long hours

like a battleship

striking the waves of my affection
slicing through peaceful negotiations
my girl
has a window barred

 triple locked heart

my girl

 has a window barred,

triple locked heart
I swing out wild

 try to pierce her with a cry

drop the anchor

catch her beams before they race past me
out towards the paint-chipped horizon

my girl has a window barred

 triple locked heart

just a hair of the moon
just a fragment of light
turn your face, love
and help me remember

what’s there in the shadows

my girl

has a window barred,

triple locked heart

she’s a white dwarf

in a far off time and space

going deeper and cooler by the day
mining the concrete with her fingernails

my girl has a window barred

triple locked heart

I know you

I do