The Friendship Line
There can be a fine line
Between friends and lovers.
We sometimes pass over this line slightly,
But only in our own minds, under the covers.
A strong surge of feelings rise like a
Heatwave from within,
Then it passes and fades
As you fight to not let those feelings win.
Sometimes it is what they say,
That makes your heart seem to jolt.
Other times it is what they do,
That makes you question, makes you stop.
We brush it off like a harmless speck
That hovers over our skin and lands,
Laughing at ourselves and thinking,
‘We have always just been friends’.
Then of course there are those times,
Where a change rushes over their face,
Or there are alterations in their manner
That makes you closer, or creates space.
All aboard the friendship,
That will take us on a ride,
Of ups and downs and questions flowing,
Rushing deeply on inside.
By Jody Dontje