Ilana Virgile // SOMETHING I MISS

White and blue

It was just me and you.

Imagining no one else around,

Nor a peep or sound.

 

I start at one point

And quickly move my first joint.

Like a gazelle, my legs turn fast.

Quickly forgetting the past.

 

Barely touching

The ground,

Not looking

Around.

 

Wind in

My hair,

Just keep

Going.

Just keep

Going.

 

Soon I cross the line.

Thinking I did fine.

My coach tells me my time.

And the bells in my head begin to chime.

 

A smile grows on my face,

Because I know I won first place.

It is just this simple thing I miss,

Oh how it brought me so much bliss.

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