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we talk about
astrology and ex lovers. the raspberries
dying in the heat, the way the water
bit our skin, the homeless man set out
to buy California, the center of our universe,
you. that feeling labelled “blah,”
and the notion I am not my own.
we leak questions
like overrun rivers, excess spillage,
draining curiosities about that tragic skeleton
balled up beneath your clothes.

and for you,
I’d travel the length between heartbeats,
shallow and vain like your promises,
your liquid eyes.

above all, we were lucky.
miracle children. one in ten,
one in a million, a pair of stragglers
in seven billion exempt from
clarity and unclaimed skin.

-

I know this guy who had
sorry lips and scars down his spine
without a story. we didn’t have
a thing to say so we talked about
how the stars were our newest horizon,
the undefined, and how we’d escape to them

some day.
postcard poems
"wishing you were here"
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fallenfromthemoon Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
This is absolutely amazing. 
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intricately-ordinary Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
:heart:
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DogmaticKerr Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Do you ever get that feeling that you're missing out on one of the most amazing things, most amazing people of an age? I do.
Every time I read your poems, I do

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intricately-ordinary Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:love:
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DogmaticKerr Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:love: :huggle: :worship:
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fake-theory Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013
this is perfect!
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intricately-ordinary Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
thank you so much!
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ThyPoetSorcerer Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
Your imagery is always so astonishingly exquisite...And it just keeps getting better.
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intricately-ordinary Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
you're so kind <3 thank you
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dreamsinstatic Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
Your fantastic work has been featured in Friday Night Features.
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