Just hold me until our clock runs out. Trace your memory in my flesh and let me burn each moment into my mind. My soul cries out for you. Give me something to keep so I can calm it when the screaming gets too loud.
I wrote this nearly a year ago as the summer was ending and the autumn was on its way…a very thoughtful and evocative time. This poem, along with many others ended up being included in my poetry collection Highway Heart - which is.