she did what it is that could have been done.
he said hope, that is what she did.
(truth blocked from the arteries of her heart)
he said dream, that is what she did.
(gravity couldn’t suffocate her enough)
he said believe, that is what she did.
(lies fabricated beneath her eye lids)
he said stay, that is what she did.
(fantasies paralyzed her limbs)
he said to hold on, that is what she is doing
she, who hopes, dreams, believes and stays.
she who holds on.
she who anchored herself onto words
she who stayed
she who believed
she who dreamed
she who hoped
she who held on.
she who let go.
she who stares into nowhere
but down below