reviewing relive

i
unlock:
where he
wraps essence
around his finger.
a treasure chest heart
at the bottom of a pale ocean.

and
within
this love
this affinity
this permanent
vow to withstand
criticism for truth in tears

i
discover
what life means
speaking backwards.
it is basic. it is excessively
integral to any chance surviving
undisclosed reliability. a(waiting) a…

second
chance
dreaming.