Smile and my walls come down.

Eyes lock and I immediately change my mind.

I know I should walk away. I know I should turn and walk away.  But you’re wearing that suit and I can’t help but smile, move closer and unintentionally find a way to touch you.  

When you’re out of sight, out of mind…I can tell myself that your baggage pile is so high that no one can climb over it, that it’s not worth it….that you’re not worth it.

But when you’re in my sight, in my mind…I forget all the steel that I’ve forged, all the cement mortar I’ve laid…