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there aren’t enough moments
to love you, or words
in the English language to call you
beautiful. there aren’t enough
heartbeats in me to dedicate you
something you might deserve.

you can no longer lie.
a vengeful earthquake births itself inside
your unkind frame-- bones and skin and
muscle knotted together as an attempt
at something durable; but when you scream,
you don’t wake up. your world

collapses in mounting seconds. words
are a currency and you are
finally rich. you have lived
in the mouths of ghosts for so long
that you can walk through walls;
you aren’t here, you’re choking

on other planets from a lack of oxygen
and understanding. but I will love you,
I will love you; dear wallflower,
your petals are not wilted. dear
anonymous, I could give you a name.
dear hopeless, there are not enough words

in the English language for how beautiful
you really are.
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unravelledrose Feb 24, 2014  New member Hobbyist Writer
Loved the raw emotion in this. Beautiful honesty. 
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intricately-ordinary Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
thank you!
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chewyraezen Aug 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
how gifted you are! this reaches deep into the soul. I feel empathy and wisdom.
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:iconintricately-ordinary:
that means so much! thank you!
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vespera Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
love love love the title!
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:iconintricately-ordinary:
thank you!
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:iconkillerlord123:
Human nature at its finest. :)
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:iconintricately-ordinary:
thank you :love:
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LightOverpowers58 Aug 10, 2013  Student Writer
Absolutely gorgeous piece, hun...it's truth--the wrenching kind, the one that hurts so much it seems to tear your insides...yet it's hope in its truest for, and love and compassion...so thanks, hun for giving people that which they may not be able to see within themselves.
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