Poetry & Art


I could explain it

spill it out on paper

for all the world to read

I could tell them

how it’s hard to breathe

when you gaze at me

in candle light

with eyes full of love

I would say

how I’ve never felt safe

in anyone else’s arms

the way you hold on

knowing you’ll never let go

that too much or not enough

are phrases that will never stain your lips

the way my lipstick does

when you pull me close

tangle yourself in my embrace

breathe in my fears

taste my smile

trace the map of freckles

that take you home to my heart

I could explain it

in clichés

or rhyming words

like stars in the sky

a quiet soft sigh

you and me

they’ll never believe

I’ll love you endlessly

by Arianna Urban

I have a BFA in Creative Writing for Entertainment from Full Sail University. I have been a freelance writer for nine years, and writing poetry since I was about 12. Poetry has always been a way for me to not only cope with life, but to express the feelings that overwhelm me.


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