used to be

i’m used to your fervor
your passion in the moment
touching the part of me
that lingers
moving toward you…

but your attention
although lovingly
the way you used to be
before me

© r.e.l. 4/10/11

image “Golden Brown” by Mayou

posted for Poetry Potluck 4/10-4/17/11 on Jingle Poetry

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