babyonion

Singapore

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the remaining 1% by 'the secret history'

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Not sure how the message thing works? So I'll just move my original bio here lol:

"It is a lovely oddity of human nature that a person is more inclined to interrupt two people in conversation than one person alone with a book." - Amor Towles, Rules of Civility

Fires of Cardiovascular Torment

January 15, 2021

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I feel like I’m grasping at strings,
My heart cycled in an infinite loop:
Beleaguered sanity
Infernal state of mind.
Closing a cold fist over my arteries
My aorta
tendrils blocking bloodflow
It’s stupid, I know,
To hope for something as distant and dubious as the twinkling stars of Orion,
But I guess that some part of me deep inside just aches.
Fragments from half a decade ago splintered in my endocardium
Burnt Sienna and Cobalt Violet—
Bleeding wine from my chest.
First week of school done. What a pain. 

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  • Cosmogyral

    You'll get through school, I started at the end of Summer, time really flew. As for the poem, it was lovely. Your words are beguiling.


    about 2 months ago