the beating
of hearts
the swelling
of lungs
the arching of
the chest
the corners
of the mouth
rise & fall
with anticipation
for you
to come & come
to shift & shape
to make unknown
the things we think
we know.
                                 until were lost
                                 and all the magical
                                 pleasures  they told
                                 us we would never
                                 presented themselves to us
                                 as if in a dream
                                 & said, "we're home".