BurningMidnightOil

United Kingdom

currently burning the midnight oil.
she/her | gay

i pop in from time to time. and i may have some new material since it’s now 2021.

Message from Writer

“We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being A Wallflower

what’s love to you? we’re all young, probably been in love once, or maybe even twice, but what makes you think it’s love and not simply infatuation? i’d love to know. i’m all ears.

BurningMidnightOil (United Kingdom) liked the portraiture of grief by aosora (United Arab Emirates)

7 months ago

BurningMidnightOil (United Kingdom) liked thursdays. by purplepanache (United Arab Emirates)

about 1 year ago

4

BurningMidnightOil (United Kingdom) published:

of disassociation and prostration

FREE WRITING

flick that soda tab open
with a hiss,
skimming a marble on
the wood of your spine.
you don’t want to take another
breath
because there is the sahara
in the empyrean;
but you remember that
you are behind the window.
tape sticks to your fingers
as you flip queen elizabeth ii
back and forth
over your uneven knuckles.
perhaps this world is still
worth living,
even when the nearest 
gas station flickers it’s empty eyes
and concrete rubs
your...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 year ago

BurningMidnightOil (United Kingdom) liked goodbye by N. (United States)

about 1 year ago

BurningMidnightOil (United Kingdom) liked roadrunner/coyotes/god/you by rainandsonder (United States)

about 1 year ago

BurningMidnightOil (United Kingdom) liked some sort of love letter by Jasmine_K (United States)

about 1 year ago

8

BurningMidnightOil (United Kingdom) published:

to rupture a grilled peach with a butcher’s knife

FREE WRITING

the outline is of a / butchers knife / and / it’s lying on the / grassless / patch like a / carcass. / rust is setting into the joints / like spearmint gum in the / sole / of my shoe. / last summer seems so / far away, / grilled peaches. /  it isn’t a butcher’s knife, / far from it, / it’s a pile of trampoline bones. / the grass has / never / grown well there;...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 year ago