we stopped construing.
annotated anxiety (fine print)
in your language
of concretized sighs.
expel my tells of how
(it felt) authentic.
subtracting appearance (of oath).
(wear my words like you meant it.)
of what i can give.
sentient swarms (swallowed on cue).
dropped stomach dreams
in solitary means.
rising past. historical analogy.
lackadaisical contentment egocentrically evolving.
(three steps backwards) stumbled direction.
setting. (my clock)
ticking to the way you wind.