We were always just humans,
though I thought us above such
We got lost and
had been – for the longest time –
I thought you were taking me
past the bright lights
and civilised city.
We waded into the depths
of the greatest emotions,
then you wanted me to let go
and let you drown.
We separated as
your grip loosened,
but I was the one with lead tied around my leg.
We were separated
by raging waves,
with blood so hot it made
every wor(l)d burn.
We panicked and
as I searched for your figure,
a fear so feral that nothing could get close,
stole you from me.
We surfaced, one after the other,
two worlds shaken after the collision.
Our orbits shifting and feeble attempts to float against the gravity, failing.
Our perceptions and affections altered, time so precious and too long.
Our days on one planet were centuries on others.
Our knowledge became our ruin, as rewarding as the lies that become truths.
Our vision blurred, but I swore you were blinder than me.