Dmoral

United States


she/her | est. 2018
lowkey actively; weekly check-ins (hopefully)
my final months here are drawing close, as much as i love you all, we must grow.

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"perhaps one day / we will meet again / as characters in / a different story, / maybe we'll share / a lifetime then." ~pavana

hollow stars (are what we are)

April 8, 2020

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hollow stars they are: all broken,
bare, and idle.
they can't hold anything (anymore,
and perhaps they never could);
but how were we mortals to know
when they're too far away
and we raise (too many) hopes without
ever speaking directly
to them?
with hands now bloody and charred
and lives lost and sore,
how are we suppose to go on
when we've learned we've been wishin' on
hollow things that are too empty
we can't do anything with them?
our youth whispered promises of forever
by keeping our hearts dreaming, but
we've learned these speeches were lies-
from the fact we had the truths
burned into our bones.
after confessions leaked from the sky
we began to walk away, then we tripped
on strings (and what should be needless things);
on the floor lied crumpled shooting stars
with cut strings and dull points,
meaning one thing:
even the stars can't sit on the heavens alone
but are hanging on lines of lies.
hollow stars, anyone?

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4 Comments
  • Wisp

    "our youth whispered promises of forever
    by keeping our hearts dreaming, but
    we've learned these speeches were lies-"
    What the heck. How do you even come up with these lines? I really love the way you twisted (in the best way possible) this idea of something so hopeful into something that can deflect our prior beliefs. Because, yeah, everything has an ugly side to it.


    12 months ago
  • Loser

    The last line is very powerful.


    over 1 year ago
  • Boogie With Stu

    this is beautiful and would make nice song lyrics :)


    over 1 year ago
  • jaii

    “ we've learned these speeches were lies-/from the fact we had the truths/burned into our bones.” this is my favorite line. absolutely chilling and beautiful and just wow


    over 1 year ago