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Check out the previous pieces plz, they'll give you more context on what's going on.

Radiation Burns

December 20, 2018

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Warm.  
I am warm, on every level.

Golden.
I am golden, in the fabric of my being.

Sweet.
I am sweet, down to my cells.

Petrichor.
I am petrichor, in very move that I make.

Melody.
I am melody, every second of my life.

Strong, 
I am strong,  it is leaking out of me so fast I cannot contain --


Our hands touched for the briefest of seconds.
We swapped smiles.
I thought I had found a gold mine.

A rock shied through the air with a scream of hate.
It knocked our hands apart.
I wailed, gutteral, visceral, and red.


Lost.
I lost the hands 
And the smile
So now I wander
And I wonder 
If I will ever
See them again.

I was told that I was made to love.
They never told me it would be easy.
This poem is a response to aryelee's "radioactive eden," which is the third installment of a series we're collaborating on.  

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  • aryelee

    Just published my response to this! It's called "orbital debris"! ^^


    10 months ago
  • janice

    Contest winners are up!
    https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/96566/version/183612


    10 months ago
  • Quille

    This is really awesome!!! :DD I loved reading this and can't wait for more!
    BTW, the links like I was saying about don't work in the comments... Sorry; I forgot to mention that. Maybe if you put them in the footnote?


    10 months ago
  • Silver Pen

    You can find the last piece here:https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/95404/version/181527.
    Rats! That didn't work how I wantd it to! Aah, my struggles with links...


    10 months ago