Sometimes I forget why I am in love with him.
The distance blurs my memory
Of the sleepless nights we shared
And the “I love you”s that swelled with meaning
And the times his voice melted my pain away.
It selfishly steals away the rare times
I felt beautiful.
He made me feel worthwhile
And opened me up to feeling things
But my memory is stronger than our circumstance
Our hearts beat louder than the ticking clock
And I remember why