we all have that shirt/hat/ring/sock/book
that has an attached memory
of one who
under the premise
that they, like we, would miss
the way that we would kiss
their lips â€"
were the end of our disappoint â€"
meant that we would never be a â€"
lone giver of warmth, wet em â€"
meant it not, when they said
â€œIâ€™ll love you stillâ€