Uncovering hidden wounds

Images play in my head, from a night reimagined, redefined to satisfy a hollowness lodged in my stomach. I had altered facts and created thrones for lies to sit on, to rule ruthlessly in a body that was too strained to put up a fight. You weren’t its first invader, claiming void rights, stomping onto…

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Between the margins

In a distant memory of mine, i see you laughing on a sunday morning, turning timid morning light into magic, flirting with the sun like you would with my heart, cradling my pulse into ecstatic serenity. you smell like that perfect cup of coffee my mother makes when she needs to feel at home. you…

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You don’t look lost when you’re alone.

   

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Time stood still

I walk through the changing leaves feeling the breeze beneath my lashes. Your hand in mine, wherever you are. I miss you  

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you are love.

you stretch your fingers and flirt with the morning light, arch your back and then curl up against the curve of my neck. i draw on your skin, like i would with my tongue. you feel the way love should. like warmth has cradled my heart with tenderness. like serenity has drizzled in between my…

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Lillies

If I slice my heart open, you will see flowers sprout and roots sewing the pieces back together gently and softly. If I turn my back to you and offer up my spine as a fishing rod, you will see feathers nesting in between my bones. If I open up my palm and reach out…

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Linger•

Fickle is my touch when I come across your scent on my sheets… It takes me by surprise and pins me down, like a dream within a dream. A reality I can’t wake up from. I stumble upon particles of your memory drunk on my pillow, swaying between my neck and my thighs. My throat…

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