"Choose your safe words," you said.
I won't need any. You won't go too far.
And you didn't. You took us where we needed to go, to the edge and plummeting over it, but never too far. Genius body. Beloved heart. I had no need for safe words.
Only now, when we're so long apart, do I know what we risked. It's too late to say my safe words and you'll never hear them, but I choose them now: