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Hide and Seek - GOSS KERACEY
We spent our younger years Pondering the brutality of love, Huffing the breath of darkness Like gasoline fumes, Basking in the sorrow of morning, The song of eternity we spent dancing Hopeless hapless helpless Amongst shrunken heads Twinkling in the sky. The stars and rain formed a chorus, Voices born before time, And sang us soft to sleep. We grew older. In the afternoons, Rain ruined our favorite shoes, Made our kisses sweeter, Made the days longer, The darkling nights we laid together, Counting leaks in the ceiling, Counting thunder clashes, One. Two. Three. Four––boom. God was getting closer now. This was our hide and seek. We ...