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celestial

December 19, 2019

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15
is it normal to be human i ask
one night 
sleep prying warmly at my lips

the answer is no
and i wonder who said it
like some kind of

angel
and a fist milky with
sweat reaches

for the bible on my nightstand
and i am fearful of the things
i do not know

then i think of what 
came first
like

the stars peeling off of my ceiling
in elderly loops
terrible adhesive

and the cough assailing
my chest
in rough hacking fragments

then fingers trace the bends of my face
and the circle in my nose
and the golden freckles in my brow

and quietly i realize that the hands
are not
my own

and beside me
the bible whispers silently
on my nightstand

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5 Comments
  • ajamwal

    omg, when you write in this style like in the a river by my home, i love it. overall i love the vibe of the piece.

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    11 months ago
  • babybluelamentations

    This feels very otherworldly and ethereal. It has a sort of tiredness to it that i love. The imagery is so beautiful, i cannottt <3
    Also, is the line, “the stars peeling off of my ceiling/in elderly loops/terrible adhesive” referring to those glow-in-the-dark ceiling stars? Because i love those so much!


    12 months ago
  • PureHeart

    Such a beautiful piece. Very intricate, carefully picked vocabularly which made it very interesting to read.


    12 months ago
  • Ruthh

    THIS IS SO MAGICAL!!
    so so beautiful I love it


    12 months ago
  • jaii

    this is beautifully eerie. i like the lack of punctuation


    12 months ago