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your enchanting ghost

a hypothetical love poem

February 2, 2019


and in my dreams this is how
i start every sentence

if there is a sound then i know it is trying to be music

if i said i dream about you i’m sorry that i lied
i don’t
i dream about split nails and hills too sharp to cross
i dream about the purple sky
if there is one
and about saturn who spins and about god who is still

if there is a god then i must know her

if i said i dream about god
then i must dream
about discriminants and logarithms  
and a grief i will never stop trying to tug out of bones
i guess i dream about bones

if i dream about bones and math and god and a sky
then i guess i dream about you.

i’m sorry that i lied.

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  • Pi_Pen

    I very much agree with Paperbird, this poem is truly beautiful, deep, and just wonderful.

    over 1 year ago
  • paperbird

    ahhhhhhhh i’m with rainandsonder. how can i comment on something like this? i mean, the ending!! and the phrases!! i love “if i dream about bones and math and god and a sky / then i guess i dream about you. / i’m sorry that i lied.” there are no words. someday you’re going to make history with this writing and i’ll be the first to buy it off barnes and noble or whatever the library of the best poems in the world is called. thank you. this is, like... life-changing or something.

    over 1 year ago
  • Johanna

    Wow I'm starting to love this collection...

    over 1 year ago
  • rainandsonder

    I'm sitting here absolutely pissed because my commenting abilities aren't nearly good enough to summarize how I feel about this. Beautiful is too overused, gorgeous isn't right. The way you spin words makes me feel how I feel when I look up at the night sky. The first lines pulled me in and the middle enthralled me and the ending was perfect and this is a really good poem.

    over 1 year ago