Sacrifice

The living room was too cluttered
So I cleared out most of my bookshelf 

I put my favorite things in boxes and let them collect dust. 
And it made him happy. To see a part of me put away.

I look at it now, with its symmetrical 
Alignment
Books stacked according to size and style
A minimalist approach that suites his simple mind
But I,
I am full of things, 

A collector

And now,
A collector of dust
Loathing my fashionable bookshelf, 
I am less aligned, a maximalist lost in
His world

Hannah Wedge