Pen and Ink

This poem was meant to capture the intimate feeling of being known in some sense of the word, while still remaining unseen at the end of the day. In my mind, I associate it with the sense of someone looking through you and not genuinely seeing you. This can be applied to any form of relationship, whether it be familial, friendly or romantic, though I feel like my poem can be interpreted as focusing more on a romantic relationship. Though of course, art is subjective, and many other interpretations can be drawn from this poem, none of which are completely incorrect. 


You have the horizon line of my collarbone 

memorized and could sketch a diagram 

of how our hands envelop one 

another yet you do not 

remember how I take 

my coffee in the