aosora

United Arab Emirates

meet me there someday

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

cigaro

February 27, 2021

FREE WRITING

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stare at street cat. stare at underbelly of expensive car. light marlboro and keep smoke lidded inside mouth. lounge by footpath. dabble suit in pooled rainwater. trail tie over shoeprint like preschool hand on grocery aisle. curb so lonely, so wrought with grief. moonlight, stale with stench of alcohol under clouded teeth.



wait, wait, wait. nothing more to do, ever, than wait. passersby dwindle. knowing, pitying looks. perhaps, been here too. waiting. 

curb still endures. seedy whispers. tinted cadillac windows. dying sparks of cigarette butts. sing-song clinking of beer cans. stuck to boot like spat gum. waiting. 

the —
(a) futility of loving
(b) recklessness of living

so sad, so sad. lover isn't coming.
curb bulldozed. 
 

the fragility of hearts is riveting, and i have always enjoyed breaking them.

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8 Comments
  • Emi

    I love how you can bring this scene alive with the short phrases of description. Very well done!


    about 2 months ago
  • Madelyn (Carolina Girl)

    As a tribute to wonderful followers like you I have started the series about my life. Please check it out, enjoy and give suggestions.


    about 2 months ago
  • BriRiley

    This is awesome! And are we supposed to pick a or b? Because i liked A better. You did a good job with this piece!


    2 months ago
  • Toikupu~estVehementChirography

    'seedy whispers' - I love that. Consequentially, consequences not signified.


    2 months ago
  • antizoeclub

    ohhhhh your writing has made me feel absolutely feral as always, you are the god of this website


    2 months ago
  • journal.scribbles

    sadglhkfjewdsh you are such an artist, I can't even-


    2 months ago
  • sunfish

    wow, I love this so much- that last line is heartbreaking! this whole piece really just grabbed me by the heart and pulled me in, it’s fantastic :)


    2 months ago
  • Jasmine_K

    this is. astounding. the amount of emotion you've packed into such staccato imagery???


    2 months ago