Platonic love, 
romantic love.
We may think 
the first is easier
than the last.

Vulnerabilities exposed
when humans say 
"I love you" 
to another human.

We yearn
to know mutuality,
to feel safe, 
until the feeling goes,
or life lies spent
upon both sides.

Copyright © 2021 Lily Lawson

2 thoughts on “Love

Leave a Reply