when night falls
he comes to her
knowing she’ll be there
waiting for him
like she always does
starlight in her hair
she knows he loves her
like no other
there’s only her for him
for she holds his heart
safe in her hands
long after the lights
grow dim.


*This is for National Poetry Month, where I’m writing on a theme. Inspired by Álvaro de la Herrán‘s video for GQ Spain called Mine