BurningMidnightOil

United Kingdom

currently burning the midnight oil.
she/her
angsty, tumultuous soul
fly free, icarus
live perdurably, achilles

poetry: it's what i drink, it's what i read at 3am, it's what i'm crying over

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of disassociation and prostration

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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...

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I've reached 100 followers and it's all thanks to your support! Also, have some praise and advice:)

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Hey all,

Thank you for your support, I’m at 100 followers! It’s amazing how so many of you have found my writing relatable (and readable). I’m also blessed to have made so many new writer friends on this site.

Write the World has changed so much since I first joined. For awhile I didn’t know if the change was a good thing—I still can’t be certain. On one hand there are writers that have set the bar, bringing fresh eyes...

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to rupture a grilled peach with a butcher’s knife

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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;...

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