Eyes Wide Open

New Zealand

Hi, I'm Ella. Just a seventeen-year-old girl trying to make sense of the world through words.

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Eyes Wide Open (New Zealand) published:

Desert

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I am sorry I cannot look you in the eye. 
It is only because my face is pressed
into your shoulder.
You smell like rain and growing things.
 
I am a desert flower;
Stubborn and headstrong and unrelenting. 
You are delicate, beautiful.
You would not survive this harsh place;
this barren wasteland of my heart.

My mouth is dry and full of sand, and I am afraid I may burn you. 
Bury you.

So I will swallow my desert, for...

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Eyes Wide Open (New Zealand) published:

Weightless

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Every night, I dream of flying.
stepping out onto the balcony under
the light of the pale moon, 
toes curled over the edge of the railing.

The night is still and quiet.
The trees whisper to one another, the forest waiting with a hushed anticipation.

I stretch my arms wide, and step out into the cool air;
weightless.

I fall
down, over the dark mountains, 
beyond the restless forest,
to the silver line of the ocean on the horizon

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Eyes Wide Open (New Zealand) liked haikus and sonnets (a haiku) by Galactic_Dreamer (Latvia)

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Eyes Wide Open (New Zealand) published:

Ocean eyes

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My eyes are filled with ocean-water;
my voice, the crashing waves, the soothing tide.
I am driftwood fingers and sloping shore,
my hair flows in the wind like dune grasses.
I am fleeting, sea foam dissolving on sand.

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