artskye

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The Soulmate System

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One year ago, my parents sat me down and explained how the Soulmate System worked. I felt like I had gone into a coma and couldn’t wake up. Because, if I was being honest, the whole idea made me feel sick to my stomach. They told me that when they were sixteen years old, they left their families and went to a week-long camp in central Illinois. Every teenager was assigned a number, and one by one, every person received...

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artskye (United States of America)() published:

The Soulmate System

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“dreamy”

i think you were
taken from my fantasies
stolen from my dreams
and carved into a real person

i think your heart
fell from the sky
out of those pink clouds
that happen during sunsets

i think your eyes
were made from stars
because they always seem
to shine too bright

you don’t like your hair
because it’s always messy
if i could, i’d say your hair
looks like it’s
drenched in sunshine
and smells like
flowers and coconuts ...
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