Patience

Sebastian Socorro
Literature Editor


Gasping breaths on breaths
Fingers running circles
where they’re not
supposed to go

Clinging tighter, sighing louder,
Blood rushing like a crashing current

My lips are biting the skin I’m scratching
My hair is being held We’re both enjoying
The night ignoring
The laws that we’ve upheld

Originally Published in Bandersnatch Vol.49 Issue 03 on October 9th, 2019