almost flora kane

United States

my pen name is flora kane. i'm a slytherin, infp-t, christian, maladaptive daydreamer, and generally insane. est: 3.30.2018.

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i'm spinning, his e y e s

luck is man-made. attraction isn't... i don't think.

May 5, 2021

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​i think, perhaps, if luck wasn’t so artificial, 
superstition might crawl its way into 
my list of causes for the memories i wish were real. 
i spend another dollar on a lotto ticket where 
i earn nothing except those sticky silver shavings 
and a paper sparkling with hope of greed. 
how many times will i waste more in hopes of great gain? 
such is the question i used to ask myself 
before i realized something like 
before-love might be real. 
it’s one of those things where i recognize life 
to have certain pieces, holding them in its hand 
and just out of reach. or it makes sense now 
how all the songs which may sound so 
different say the same things. 
i don’t know if the stars aligned, 
or simply right place, right time, but i 
wouldn’t give this up, 
(whatever “this” is) even if it was only chance 
which brought me to this moment, 
hoping against hope that we brush shoulders again 
and i pretend not to see you stare, trying to see through me.
crawls out of bush. puts this note in ur pocket. crawls back into forest.

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6 Comments
  • In Which Yaya Writes

    Oh my, I really like this! It’s beautiful.
    “how all the songs which may sound so
    different say the same things.” *begins choking on nothing but air*
    “i don’t know if the stars aligned,
    or simply right place, right time, but i
    wouldn’t give this up,
    (whatever “this” is)” That’s pure amazingness. And the footnotes are amazing xDD.
    Replying from a longgg time ago: Haha! Yeah, no one actually hurt my feelings, but I would’ve felt the same way! Thanks!


    about 1 month ago
  • Anne Blackwood

    Re: Thank you so much! Haha yup emotions and poetry mix without us telling them to sometimes.
    Aw you're welcome! Yeah, I'm doing well, thanks. Have fun in your hobbit hole!


    about 1 month ago
  • Anne Blackwood

    And that footnote is glorious XD


    about 1 month ago
  • Anne Blackwood

    "or it makes sense now
    how all the songs which may sound so
    different say the same things."
    Ooooh that is so thought-provoking.
    "and i pretend not to see you stare, trying to see through me."
    ARE YOU JUST GONNA IGNORE HOW POWERFUL THAT IS


    about 1 month ago
  • journal.scribbles

    "or it makes sense now / how all the songs which may sound so / different say the same things." this is so beautiful!!


    about 1 month ago
  • Paisley Blue

    pfff the footnotes tho... i love this piece :))


    about 1 month ago