your meaty, warm hand on the side of my face
even in the dark of your room, I knew you were looking directly
into my eyes
I felt them
I felt your amazement
we talked for hours
you shared precious, personal, pieces of your soul
one tiny tear escaped your right eye
you say you laugh so you won't cry, but there is was
My smile beamed in the darkness.
My cheek swelling under your hand with happiness
You were right there, with me, looking at me
Looking in me
and I wondered...