moments

It was the first summer night that I consciously acknowledged.

I am aware of every detail that I do not need to know.

8:32 pm
7/31
28°
ash rose
converse
76 mph
starbucks (halfway)
night lights
trees
coloured skies

I am focusing on all the wrong things. I can see, but do I really see? I need to see all of you right now, but the only image in my mind is the thought of how I should remember you when this is over. I fake a laugh to look unfazed by everything around me that is coming into sight too fast, too quickly– the recollection of you, of us, of world soon without you, of Insecurity’s eyes staring back into mine. The sky clears. And for a second I let myself think that maybe one day we’ll look back to this moment (and realize what we could have been).

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