aosora

United Arab Emirates

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don't swallow gold. i have two tablespoons of sorrow.

now we're strangers

September 27, 2020

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[for you i found a vent in the bottom of a coal mine
just enough space for your hands in the inside]


now we're strangers
and the crevice yawns like madmen 
stuck under the photo booth
razor blue rust dancing by the poolside
and weary bones of one too many 
roadtrips culminating in bonfire ash and
cold fireworks.
the prowess of living in my skin limits
itself to the faux nostalgia of things 
so deplorably mundane like 
glass teeth setting sandpaper castles 
aflame (did i tell you i love the scent 
of burnt homes) and what a feast it is
to bite into when the thin blood creeps
into hollow laps.
this stitching of old dreams doesn't suit us
we, of the apathy and stingy hearts 
and how sipping lychee juice at midnight
                                                                 almost 
feels like being alive.
something is worming is way through
to the front of your skull and this
stranger is stupidly warm
she talks to you of me and us and just
how much someone can disappear in
a matter of years
i liked this erosion, but most importantly
i liked the feel of a memory
solid and true
knuckle bones unbearably close (only
how much of you i would allow) 
the sorry excuse of walls crumbling 
but oh how much did i like 
the ruins.




 

i half bake two songs into this gruel of misery; dillon's thirteen thirty five // whtvs' now we're strangers

do caress those small aches. i know you thought of someone when you read this. forget them today. and tomorrow. 


 

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8 Comments
  • rainandsonder

    this piece makes me so unbearably nostalgic and yearning but in such a good way, i haven't been on here enough lately and i've missed your writing so much!


    7 days ago
  • aosora

    i JUST realised there's a typo so EMBARRASSED rn,,,,

    "something is worming ITS way"


    24 days ago
  • ~Zoe N~

    Wow... So beautiful.


    26 days ago
  • Century Friend

    Every time I read one of your pieces, I’m just astonished. Every line is so gorgeously and deliberately crafted.


    27 days ago
  • antizoeclub

    ahhh your writing is everything as always <333


    28 days ago
  • Paisley Blue

    Woahhhhh this is unbearably good!! So vivid and complex, and heartbreaking. Wow. Really amazing poem <3


    29 days ago
  • Charisse Marison

    The words you used paint such a beautiful picture. This is amazing! Keep up the amazing work <3


    29 days ago
  • A Certain Type of Decisive

    If you don’t want people to swallow gold, you've gotta stop shoving this 24 karat poetry down our throats lol it's just too good, how could we resist??


    29 days ago