I Want to Be Your Ocean

A love poem

Aabye-Gayle F.

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sunrise at the beach
Hear the crashing of my waves. {Photo by frank mckenna on Unsplash.}

I want to be your favorite shirt. Not the shirt you wear like a mask to all those starched stiff occasions in life where you feel like a person playing the part of yourself as an adult. I want to be that super soft cotton shirt — the one you put on at home when you’re alone and want to be comfortable. The shirt you wear when you’re being essentially yourself because there’s no one to impress. The shirt…

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