I’m impartial to lukewarm,
and annoyingly cautious, so
I understand that you would test
to try and gauge how I react,
but then I wondered if it was a game,
and wanted desperately to trust.
So, when we climbed the cliff’s tall face,
standing at the edge, I stole a glance,
and envied your decided jumping.
I rebalanced, tried again, but could not
Stuck on the edge of this earth, caught,
wishing just to be reckless enough to
plummet for my own reasons,
but I keep looking for you,
and I can’t let go.