black hole swimming: release of gravity

it was all. for nothing.
but one single moment,

clawed. re-opened. explosion.
scars. painting me purple

to shut up. hidden talent
extracting a staircase,

you choose. up.

d
o
w
n

between you and i

i landed. on my face,
front on. you have to be

kidding. me.
my constant laughter.

bounce. in my step.
hold her hand. out the door.

i hope. you fall.