• Hannah Flowers

i've exaggerated you in my head

i saw love where it wasn't yet

you broke my heart gently in your bed

and cradled me, soft against your chest

in the morning, you fed and kissed me

and when i turned around, stood waving

on the way home, kept composed, behaving

the sea didn't take me as i'd been praying

it's my secret that i've mourned for weeks

my disappointment is not yours to keep

just forgive me if i shake when i speak

it's steady downhill after the peak

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