He never understood magic.
She kept her head in the clouds and a hand on a fantasy book.
When he first saw her, he didn’t do a double take.
Looking at him made her heart beat so loudly that she was surprised no one could hear it.
It took him months to make out that she was the fire he needed.
She knew within seconds that he would be the one to complete her.
He couldn’t figure out how to navigate his love.
She waited patiently until he caught up to her.
His mouth could never formulate the words “I love you”.
She said it enough for both of them.
They weren’t perfect for each other.
They were just right.
Most of us remain strangers to ourselves, hiding who we are, and ask other strangers, hiding who they are, to love us.
I’m so detached and distant and cold at times, but I swear if you spark my interest, I can become so clingy and you’ll become so important to me and I will put so much of my time and effort towards you. But then you’ll get tired of me