I slumbered in deep wells near the sea, lulled by the steady crash of waves;
Surrounded by darkness and silence;
Sometimes the tides pulled me to life, towards surface;
Sunlight sparkling off shale and polished sand;
The moon overhead covered me in silver, the nights chill deepened my slumbering heart;
The glitter of stars against a night sky sent me back into my well;
I wrapped my mantle across my shoulders and against the chill;
My victorious, imprinted on skin the monsters chained outside;
My warrior princess fierce in her guardianship of my heart.
Then you reached down and whispered, remember Cara;
Love awaits, roll away the stones piled high and remember;
I said no, sputtered, then silent then yes.
How did you do that to my shattered self with just remember.
Then you said laugh, I adore you and I believed never questioning.
You asked, will you know and…
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