an angel on the pedestal

as he watches sunlight
reflected off her glistening skin,
he wonders if she knows
how high he’s put her
on the pedestal

each night he sends his prayers
to the heavens above
hoping one day she will look down
and find him at her feet,
offering his whole heart
whispering a wish to spend
elysian moments
next to her heartbeats


written for mayfalls 28/31, “elysian”
mayfalls is a Twitter poetry challenge hosted by @breath_words and @a_sea_of_words

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