They sat, poised on the edge of nothing, the thundering cascade of water far below lost at this height, lost to a dull background susurrus, like rustled paper.
“Have you ever been in love with someone, and you couldn’t ever tell them, couldn’t ever even begin to show it, because it would just be so awkward, creepy.. You know, just someone you could never stand a chance with?” It was an odd question after all the silence that had stretched between them and his voice sounded rusty as he asked.
She shrugged, shifting a little, legs swinging over the abyss.
“I don’t know if I’ve ever been in love, I mean, how do you tell.. I find myself obsessed by someone, but the moment it becomes slightly real, I have to leave, I can’t stay for reality, I want to hold dreams, not bodies.”
He sighed softly “I crave peaceful love, that might sound weird, because how can you know peace without knowing conflict, but I just want that quiet, that kno