David

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David Levithan @loversdiction
leftover, adj.: The ghost of you remains in our apartment; I like to think of it as an extra part of your love, meant to keep me company.
David Levithan @loversdiction
leeway, n.: You can't only make room for me in your life. You also have to make room for my mistakes.
David Levithan @loversdiction
ledger, n.: At first you count the dates, until you stop counting. Later, you stop and count the days, and are amazed at how many there are.
David Levithan @loversdiction
lecture, v.: You are not an authority on any of your favorite topics, including yourself, but you proceed to talk as if you were.
David Levithan @loversdiction
leave, v.: From here on in, all of my vanishings are temporary, all of my destinations will fall short of never and gone.
David Levithan @loversdiction
leash, n.: At the end of the workday, I want home to be the dog run.
David Levithan @loversdiction
lease, v.: It doesn’t need to be yearly, but every now and then, you and I need to renew.
David Levithan @loversdiction
learnable, adj.: You think, ‘I’ve never felt this way before.’ But you get used to it, and it becomes something else.
David Levithan @loversdiction
leap, n.: Sometimes, loving you, I have to focus on the ground ahead, and ignore the ground that’s not beneath my feet.
David Levithan @loversdiction
lean, v.: My center of gravity shifts; you are essential, momentarily, for my equilibrium.
David Levithan @loversdiction
leak, v.: I could tell you I want the explosive burst, but in truth I would stay in the slow deflation for much longer than I should.
David Levithan @loversdiction
leaf, n.: I find hope as much in their intricacy as in their arrival. Messengers of our renewal, the springtime of our complexity.
David Levithan @loversdiction
leaden, adj.: Why would you want to carry me when my thoughts weigh so much?
David Levithan @loversdiction
lead, v.: When I’m so lost in darkness that I can't see my own hands or even remember what hands are for, I need you to pick up the lantern.
David Levithan @loversdiction
lazy, adj.: “If you stay there any longer,” you say to me, “I’m going to have to start calling you a cushion.”
David Levithan @loversdiction
laze, v.: The buttery posture of a springtime Saturday, uncommunicative bliss.
David Levithan @loversdiction
layer, v.: I am not like this by desire, but by design. When we hit what lies underneath, I am often as surprised as you.
David Levithan @loversdiction
lawn, n.: “I’d never take pride in it; it would only be a chore,” you tell me, and we agree we’ll never live outside the city.
David Levithan @loversdiction
lawless, adj.: Stop stealing sugar packets from Starbucks. We now have enough to sandbag the entire kitchen drawer.
David Levithan @loversdiction
lavish, v.: I would leave a single pearl on your bedside table each and every morning, to keep in your pocket each and every day.
David Levithan @loversdiction
laurel, n.: As you unpacked your stuff, I asked if the fifth-grade math prize was necessary; you said it gave you something to live up to.
David Levithan @loversdiction
laundry, n.: Our clothes wrestle in the hamper over which will be liberated first.
David Levithan @loversdiction
launch, v.: We were never given a countdown, just ignition. But we didn’t burn all fuel in the ascent, so we can still lift to new heights.
David Levithan @loversdiction
laughter, n.: I feel like I’ve done something right, to cause this momentary alleviation, this bright spot we share.
David Levithan @loversdiction
lather, n.: Accessorizing the rub-a-dub.
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