in the ether

i feel you behind my eyes
and then i run from myself
i inhale you
but you run too
what are we running from?

will you let me feel what you’ve become
since then
and never question why…
it’s a chance we need to take
until i know you
don’t lose who you are
save a part for me

© r.e.l. 7/22/10

Posted for Poetry Potluck 6/19-6/25/11 Void, Loneliness & Sorrow on Jingle Poetry