Dmoral

United States

♕ | she/her | est. 2018
summer hiatus coming soon.

Message to Readers

xoxoxo

your body is my temple

January 9, 2021

FREE WRITING

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praise half-truth confessions over immaculate souls
while turning ifs into absolutes through the means of
believing; your religion is purely faith so why can't humans
have blurred lines too? but at last, predictability is your
strong suit; inevitability haunts you. 

& then you mourn with locked hands, on fallen, bruised
knees, questioning complexity. here's a simplicity for you:
so what? you think fate stopped what they're doing just to
screw you over? that's cute, the importance you've rewarded
yourself. fate's too busy testing humanity's purity and exposing
the audacity of the sickening to pay such attention to you.


tell me, how's it feel when you're broken down too? divinity
is cruel when it's against you; perhaps now you'll understand
tolerance's mercy. scratched hands and bloodied hips, frost
kissed your lips far too long the sun got jealous and tried to
bake life from your skin. cry the ocean, hang your head.

yet, my soul's still begging you for a second chance, handing you
my coin- i've been sober of my lover's love for a long time at the
expense of my heart's aching. just so you could pronounce your
love for me (or something besides the disappointing feeling you've
strained on me
). it's a mortal's weakness really, ripping stitches
by returning, craving acceptability from their origins (rusted roots
are damned things).
pretty sure my title is quoting someone but i can't quite place who.........i just know that it's not an original quote. or at least, i'm 99% sure so if you know who said it, lmk in the comments lol.

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9 Comments
  • chrysanthemums&ink

    i really have lost my touch for writing thoughtful comments haha. reading your writing is always like discovering another world, i'm not exaggerating. i've spent lots of hours agonizing my own writing style recently but i read this and it's really undeniably beautiful. it's so satisfying how good the lead up to lines are: "questioning complexity. here's a simplicity for you:" in fact the second stanza is one of my favorite things i've ever read. the third stanza is so lovely; the tone is seriously so so brilliant like god, "cry the ocean, hang your head." those lines just end the stanza absolutely perfectly. and "(rusted roots / are damned things" damn it i need to catch up desperately but this is amazing.


    4 months ago
  • Cosmogyral

    re: ack! you're so amazing!


    4 months ago
  • Yellow Sweater

    " your religion is purely faith so why can't humans/ have blurred lines too" - Brilliant, absolutely brilliant.


    4 months ago
  • happy butterfly

    hey it's me! so for the #januarygifting.i know i'm always telling you how much you and your writing mean to me (probably gets annoying) but i just wanted to come say it again.your writing teaches me so much,everytime i read something of yours i start wondering and it brings so many more facets to my attention.your work is a beautiful inspiration.when i first joined and you started supporting me,you made me feel so welcomed.i'm forever grateful for you.
    hope you're feeling better and are happy.i will never forget you and your writing as one of the glowing hands that held mine and guided me.<3


    4 months ago
  • Love, Rose

    this is amazing - and Jesus said that


    4 months ago
  • crystalline•galaxies

    wow. the words here are so... pressed against each other. i don't know how to describe it. like, they're compact somehow. they make me feel something i can't name.


    4 months ago
  • Paisley Blue

    i'd quite like my words back, you seem to have taken them all.

    as for your message board - wow, you didn't have to call me out like that ;)


    4 months ago
  • happy butterfly

    i agree with CD,this was so intense.it's so beautiful and i'm honestly speechless so i won't say anything else and sound stupid


    4 months ago
  • CDWillson

    this was an intense read. just. wowie.


    4 months ago