BurningMidnightOil

United Kingdom

currently burning the midnight oil.
she/her
angsty, tumultuous soul
fly free, icarus
live perdurably, achilles

poetry: it's what i drink, it's what i read at 3am, it's what i'm crying over

Message to Readers

Feedback and critiques are very much appreciated!

Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year:)

the sky will be red, you know

December 25, 2019

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water is the nectar of ice, snow & sleet.
frost crawls across the thin-skinned fruit,
webbing & licking until it encases everything.
crush my delicate watermelon brains so
they will combust & fulminate into
a cloud of pink damask suspended in air.
the sky will be red, you know.

the sun kisses your cheeks & forehead
painting you as michelangelo would.
my nose will bleed gold rainbows as my
fists continue to smite & strike the sky.
the sky will be red, you know.

glaucous is the aegean in my nightmares.
the drunken waves will batter your will
as it did many a moon to the sailor men.
ship kindling turned bonfires burnt cruelly
whilst swords clanged & blood was spilt.
the sky will be red, you know.

the ground is dust & chewed glass mirrors.
green was the yesterday of yesterday.
i’m gone & so are you; dulled evocations.
& when the world has come to an end,
the sky will be red, you know.
Finished: (23/12/2019 11:39PM)

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  • babybluelamentations

    Oh my god, the colors and the diction in this piece are astounding! I love the apocalyptic feel of this piece. It’s so strong with emotion and visuals; great work <3


    11 months ago
  • The One Who Searches for Words

    WOW! This is amazing!


    11 months ago