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Sugar and spice

‘Come to me in my dreams’

I implored the sky

who was hesitant

‘It must be long

It must be hard

It must be far

It must be uneasy

You and I are sugar and spice!’

He hid beneath hollow words

Then coz he could not ignore

his own calling

he looked for answers.

He reached out to the clouds

who fluffed a loud yes

He looked at the moon

who turned a sharper sheen

He searched for the stars

who twinkled on brighter smiles

He landed light in the corner

of the eye and travelled to the lips

where a smile greeted him

and he decided to stay.

‘I kinda lost the way’, he added meekly.

Sky soul

This way, this way

I urged the sky

walking ahead

and creating space

I wanted to shut the door behind

when I knew he was fully inside

his tail of clouds and fancy breeze crown

his stars that shone and the sun that burnt

oh! you forgot the moon?

I asked surprised

He was busy, said sky casually.

Fit him in as I tried

I could not and I felt exasperated

I sweated profusely

anxious tears and fears of losing

ran down my cheeks

He laughed at me and gently sat

his ether butt on the foam chair

you need not tie me down to have me

neither should I

we are but free you and I

he held his arms and gathered my soul

a few thought strands he calmed them down

he planted a kiss on my forehead

and held me close

what is, is what is not

what is not, it is

I looked bewildered at his blabbering

and then smiled, and he joined in.