This is How We Care


Hands intertwined,
words imprinted on skin
like sleeping on an uneven mattress,
the patterns of the sheet fabric
dancing within your arms
that you’ll find
when you wake,
wondering how they got there
only to realize
our pasts and
words and
care
follow us like obedient dogs.

About The Author

Halle (she/her) enjoys writing short stories and poetry and gets her ideas from random life experiences. When she’s not writing, she’s either watching YouTube or playing Animal Crossing. Her Twitter handle is @YaTheatreNerd You can check out more of her work here.