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to burn on both sides of the world
brokenarrows

to have been where i was once,
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simple and true,
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was so beautiful in its subjectivity.
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without you i would never remember that
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because it wouldn't matter if not for
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my fingers stretching in new ways,
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pockets filled with a kiss for later and
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abandoned swing sets like catapults
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toward the fiery novas i'd like to burn inside.
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you dissolve like sand within me.
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always in november we breathe these borderline-sighs,
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ponder dismissive diagnosis-es framing all the insanity and the hurt,
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(because you're either up or you're down,
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there is nothing in between.)
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argue over words that act like a veil for causes and vulnerability
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none of it becomes you,
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or rather prevent the becoming of you.
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i have five pints,
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five minutes,
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five hours, days, years, lifetimes,
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and i would give you anything
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if you would but take it from my hands.
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all i would have you do
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is breathe
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the ashes of me.
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10 May 10

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I really really enjoyed this-- but I would not spell out breathe that way- I would leave it as breathe, as this is a sentiment- a love story- and the periods in between each letter there seem to mess that up.
Great write~
 — mandolyn

Really liked this
 — psychofemale

thank you both for your thoughts, i really appreciate it :)
 — brokenarrows

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