encapsulated_emotions

United Kingdom

"i am out with lanterns, looking for myself" - ED
seventeen year old poet

Message to Readers

what's your lovers name?

​lover from the past

February 24, 2021

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i see you.
the engraved words on my bedroom walls
which bear your mark and read like sweet, mumbled things

i feel you.
the flitting shadow behind my figure
which wanes as the waxy sun descends down the hills

each evening, as dusk deliberates with the gold circle
i turn to you and chuckle, “when will they learn? darkness conquers all.”

i need you.
engulf me like a velvet embrace, musty and pristine!
speak to me, when are you from?
i feel dislodged in this century that isn’t mine
as the dates of our days begrudgingly pass me by-

i confess
you are for me, trapped under pages,
too far beneath…

but may i shoulder your shadow and whisper to my crumbling walls?
you know the sun only rises for the hope of it all. 

 

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3 Comments
  • ✧♬TwinklingLights♬✧

    holy freaking crap. this piece is like candle wax, easy to mold but difficult to get right. you have created a wonderful candle
    here's to ten followers!


    7 months ago
  • BizzleWrites

    Words cannot express how amazing this piece is...


    7 months ago
  • HeyThereRose

    beautiful, beautiful imagery, i love this piece sm! <3


    7 months ago