agustdv

United Arab Emirates

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far too nonchalant about things i should probably care about

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reviews pLeAsE. reviews without anything constructive are honestly a waste of your time, more than anything. be harsh or whatever when you critique me, but please do.

as for comments, they help a lot lol so if you drop a few, it would be highly appreciated.

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agustdv (United Arab Emirates) published:

notify me of your death, and i shall notify you of my sorrow

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when the fire comes
(and it will)
tear your doors down and welcome
the flames inside. allow its tongue
to lick each compliant, culpable footprint
tracking filth and blood in the pavement. 
if the smoke compresses your lungs, think of
your neighbour embracing tear gas through 
his paper-thin mask. or think of barbarous knees
clamping down; black throat choke, black throat
reeling, back throat dead.

when the fire comes
(it is already here)
do not douse it with military grade...
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agustdv (United Arab Emirates) published:

teapot of dreams

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when the sun is pressing into the weary asphalt and i want to wear my skin inside out, i brew a cup of ginger-cardamom-mint chai. the scents unfurl longingly, and my apartment blooms.

summer stomps its feet in this opulent wasteland, and sometimes, i beg it to stop. feverishly i pray five times a day, please let it rain. please let it rain. please let it rain. allah winks and adds another log to the fireplace.

the olden days do...
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agustdv (United Arab Emirates) liked reading to my little brother one night by purplepanache (United Arab Emirates)

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agustdv (United Arab Emirates) liked Gravité by she’s-got-a-story (United States)

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agustdv (United Arab Emirates) liked the birth of persephone by asta (India)

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agustdv (United Arab Emirates) published:

r u n

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everything swells      too sweet an allure
drenched cheeks clinging      to the cold of
doorknobs      memory serves as
a prison and it      is a blessing twofold
if forgetting comes easy      two bones
rocking the cradle      the boys cry
all night      nothing shivers      nothing
moves      but this corpse sings sometimes
and the lilt in its voice      haunts all corners
all alleyways   ...
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agustdv (United Arab Emirates) liked i went for a run, so by purplepanache (United Arab Emirates)

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agustdv (United Arab Emirates) liked lady of the storm and sea by N. (United States)

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agustdv (United Arab Emirates) published:

in this moment, right now, you and i are alive

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The overhead neon light buzzed to life.

Outside, cherry and wine streaks of cottony clouds sprawled in the dusky sky. Traffic bloomed into streetlight rosebuds and crushing monotony dotted the teeming highways.

The convenience store hummed. Each refrigerator sang differently, she noted. The tall, stern double-door monster of a fridge (housing anything from sodas to yogurts) only chanted in sporadic military tones, while the cheery ice cream freezer trilled like a reed warbler constantly. It grew on you if you...
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agustdv (United Arab Emirates) liked five stanzas of frustration by chrysanthemums&ink (United States)

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