Steeling yourself

You’re steeling yourself against my tears

You don’t want to miss me

You don’t want to be waiting for my reply

that scares you, you’re not ready to love again

not ready to be loved

and so you dam your emotions

you dam this need for my words


But I’m just mirroring you, mirroring you with my own doubts

my own lack of faith

you want to write me as much as I want to write you

you want to read me as much as I want to read you

except you want to do it the proper way

and it is not yet the moment for that

as none of us is ready yet