Finding you in the dark

halfway: finding fears

 in structured bones

 trick of light
leads my hands to believe

 scars hidden
           in the shadows
 never inspired
           blood filled

 lines in your mouth
 on the side

     pupil and iris
           on white

     blending into shadows
                  if not
            for purity
       and discomfort.

  under my skin

the gleam in your eye
         heightens blue

      shadows cloaking

   present in both sides

only truly valued
            in the dark.

              my swollen eyes
                        will not
         be able to weigh
                upon softened
              perfectly molded

listening to my stares
           I wonder if
you know how priceless
            you are
                    in the dark.

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