asteria

United States of America

don't settle for the mundane;

chaos is far more intriguing.

Message to Readers

we've come so far,
we've grown so close,
i'd much rather we stay this way

smells like a love letter

July 29, 2019

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17

i have an image
in my mind.

an image in which
i trace the map of your skin with my fingertips, 
i probe for each & every scar, &
i kiss them with all the rage i've ever possessed;
    how dare they make you feel this way?
    how dare they hurt you so?
    howdarethey? how dare they? HOW DARE THEY?


& then
i kiss your scars with all the gentleness
with which you've ever held me;
    these pieces of you are okay,
    these pieces of you are beautiful,
    these pieces of you teach me about you, &
    these pieces of you i will love, just the same.


& then
i kiss your despair &
i kiss your scars &
i kiss your lips until
    your pain is mine &
    hot tears burn down
    my face.

& then
i kiss you some more, so
all that fear dissipates &
all that remains is
love
    love
        love. 

all that remains is love, dearest.
 
~asteria

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4 Comments
  • Lochlan Philp

    this is an amazing way to express your self


    2 months ago
  • asteria

    thank you!


    4 months ago
  • aryelee

    this is so beautiful, i especially love how you formatted it


    4 months ago
  • weirdo

    absolutely beautiful


    4 months ago