Thin Black Line

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For You,

Resting on the outer
blue of your eye
like how the horizon
holds down the sky,
lies a thin black
line.

An outer rim that
rests on the shore
of a lake, to hold it
in its place
and keep it
from becoming
an ocean.

You sometimes say
it’s odd.
But I don’t feel the same.
For your eyes are
a masterpiece
and every work of
art needs a frame.


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