I tiptoe to the door of your heart And sneak in through the keyhole, climb under the soft, white blankets and kiss your fingertips one by one. Trying not to wake your brain with its chilly calculations and cutting safety valves. I smell your skin and wait, wait for you to hold me without fear.
Alix Klingenberg is a Unitarian Minister, a spiritual director, a poet, and a photographer. She is also queer and polyamorous and writes on themes of love & loss, sex & commitment, spirituality and family systems. Instagram: @alixklingenberg