With Love by Zohra Hussain

I know you still dream of space,
as if there’s more hope
where the stars are
and no distance between us.

I’m sorry I had to leave.
We both know making homes in heartbeats
only lead to clichés,
like standing outside your window,
crying in the rain.

I swear, in another life, it’s us
who get to spray paint
our initials on a wall.
but for now, please know that your world
is not a bad one to be in.

 

 

Zohra Hussain
Zohra Hussain is a writer from England who has previously been published on Thought Catalog. When she’s not howling at the moon or escaping mid-afternoon for a nap, she can be found eating cereal for dinner – proving just how marvellously she’s handling adulthood.

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