macabre, adj.: You keep the ravens in your head in a loose cage, allowing them to whisper their worst-case darkness between the bars.
macerate, v.: This is why I pull away sometimes. To soak in love is to be weakened by it. Better to swim in it, then come back to shore.
machination, n.: I know those gears, and see the way they are greased by insecurity. When thinks work too well, I am suspicious.
mad, adj.: There is nothing crazy about my anger when you say you’ll do something then don’t, and somehow find a way to blame me.
madcap, adj.: Let's revel across rooftops, tango through turnstiles, and trip over ourselves, laughing.
madly, adv.: I had to stop thinking of my little be for you as rational or irrational; it exists Ina space beyond rationality.
mafia, n.: Your friends were much more intimidating than your family, because they mattered more to you.
magic, n.: To be in love, you have to let yourself live in the realm of the unexplainable, glorious and treacherous as it is.
magisterial, adj.: Every now and then we need to surround ourselves with things that are greater than us, like mountains or symphonies.
magma, n.: The thin layer of anger that waits beneath the surface; it’s not who we are, but it’s part of what made us.
magnanimous, adj.: I liked that you offered me your leftover fries, and then later, when it was just assumed that I would take them.
magnetosphere, n.: What happens is there’s now another layer outside of yourself, the pull of this other person that also leads to you.
magnificent, adj.: You woke me to see the sunrise, and though was tired, I never questioned it. Together at the window, we beheld.
magnify, v.: Every time you say it isn’t a problem, it only makes the problem larger in my eyes.
magpie, n.: Yes, I search for the moments with you that will glimmer as much in hindsight as they gleam while they happen.
mailbox, n.: It was strange to see us sorted together, to acknowledge that were now really the same place.
maim, v.: You missed a piece of the broken bottle; I found it on my way to the bathroom in the middle of the night.
main, adj.: You are the one above all the others, which does not negate all the others, but at least should give you a vantage point.
mainstream, adj.: You hate it when I love something popular until I prove to you that I've made it personal to me.
maintenance, n.: If the faucet is dripping, you can't spend the whole relationship trying to ignore it. You have to fix it.