If you were my heart
then your spirit was my doom.
If you were my soul
then your body was my end.
If earth was our birthing place
then fire were the emotions we bore.
If air is what we swallowed
then water is what we breathed.
If history is what we achieved
then the past never existed.
If the present is all that we have left
then the future must be erased-
of a heart
after it’s been