Chasing Light years

I raised over two hundred dollars

for leukemia. I chased light years

for your embrace. I keep on

confessing in the dark to my

own ghost. It seems that ghosts

like to play games with my senses

and turn off my switches.
Your arms were like a bear’s.

A Bear Hug.

I could not let go

but someone always must be

the stronger of the two.

The moon has something to

say to me, so I wait for a date

with you instead.
I would choose you over the moon

and I would travel to you

instead of the craters. I fell

deep once, and keep on

looking back for you.
The distance is how the ocean

feels when I touch it after months

of neglect.

The distance is how the earth

knows our sighs

as we face east to west.
Tomorrow, I hope to raise more

for the Montreal Children’s Hospital.

This is how I chase time.

This is what it means to survive.



  1. Eric · March 15, 2016

    Love this..and you, Poetess. ♡

    Liked by 2 people

  2. thefeatheredsleep · March 15, 2016

    Beautiful beautiful beautiful ♡

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Dustin · March 15, 2016

    If only we all had hearts of gold and honey like you clearly have! I am amazed by you!!!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Chrissy · March 17, 2016

      OHH, that is so sweet of you to say Dustin. Humbled. x


  4. Dustin · March 15, 2016

    Reblogged this on Flaggfan.


  5. Nadia · March 16, 2016

    Fabulous !!!

    Liked by 1 person

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