No

I won’t wish you a Happy New Year
Since I wished you a Happy Birthday
                                                                And
You never replied

(Perhaps you just forgot it was your day?)

No, I won’t wish you a Happy New Year
But if the world was ending
                                               Only
You know where I’d be

Following Love (Song + Lyrics)

For Sirishty Devi

[Chorus]
I think I’m falling in love
I think I’m falling in love
I think I’m falling in
I think I’m falling in

I keep on following love
I keep on following love
I keep on following
I keep on following

[Verse 1]
It doesn’t matter what they tell us to do
I’m still gonna be with you
It doesn’t matter what they want us to do
I’m still gonna stay with you

It doesn’t matter what they want us to say
I’m not going anywhere
It doesn’t matter what they force us to do
I’m still gonna stand by you

[Chorus]

[Verse 2]
I hope they tell us what to do
Cause I’m never gonna stray from you
I hope they tell us what to say
So I can show them that I’ll always stay

[Chorus x2]
I think I’m falling in love
I think I’m falling in love
I think I’m falling in
I think I’m falling in

I keep on following love
I keep on following love
I keep on following
I keep on following … my heart

The Anatomy Of A Hug

Through an endless cycle of embrace
I will go beyond all lovers
And spin your world in reverse

Travel back to a time before myths
Reimagine the universe as the shape of our kiss

Slow

        Down

The

       Earth

Until the core and mantle flake

Whileholdingtheatmospherewithinreach

Atlas held the celestial spheres on his shoulders
Now you hold them on your hips
And spin my world in reverse

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This poem was a collaboration with Sirishty Thakur. Please, do yourself a favor and check out her amazing poetry on her blog: Thought Loop.

© 2021 Sirishty Thakur & Benjamin Grossman