She, with a sigh

And so she told him, release me. He asks her where she'll go once the flickering of his eager hands send her back. Smiling, eyes heavily shrouded by emotion, she opens her mouth to reply. I'll shatter like an effigy made of drops.

And so he told her, release me. She asks him how he'll be once the earthen ties of her eager smile recede with her. Lying, eyes lightly betraying his emotion, he opens his mouth to reply. I'll shatter like a silent dancer in the sky.

And so they tell themselves, release us. They ask what will come now once the ditches of our eager road fade against the horizon. Hoping, eyes separate the two in their hearts, each opens his/her mouth to reply. They'll sing again with the distance; he, with a cry she, with a sigh.

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