PhthianGold

United States

Your usual trans poet thinking they can publish a book by the time they’re 18.
I have a harder time writing about things I’ve experienced more than things I haven’t.
Most of the things I publish are inspired by video game characters or the Greeks.

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PhthianGold (United States) published:

Deja Vu

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Dé Jà vu
/ , dāZHä voŌ/
noun
   

we pick flowers from their stems and thread them into crowns and i cant help but feel we’ve been here before;
  

nature is as violent as she is beautiful and i think we are a perfect reflection of that; when it rains it reminds me of you, thunder and clouds and the feeling of raindrops on my cheeks.
the sun shines and it is reminiscent of your smile; warm, and...
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10 months ago

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Arcadian

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Ar ca di an
/är ‘kādēən/
adjective 
  

like fireflies in a jar,
the sky glitters and shines.
tall grass brushes against jean and fingers tangle in hair,
warm breath grazes warmer skin--
darling, you’re of arcadia.

like walking poetry,
something the greeks would write epics about
name cities after
make statues for
build temples to
something they would worship--
aphrodite would be jealous of how much you’re loved.

we thread daisies in your hair and nature finds a harmony...
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10 months ago

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Magnificent

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Mag·nif·i·cent
/maɡˈnifəsənt/
adjective

i. your personality takes up more room than your person.
when you speak, the words build castles that house your ideas, 
a sea of epiphanies builds a moat and gently pulls others to your library of thoughts, to your dreams that become rivers of ink on a page and smell like late nights and cherry wine
ii. you.
others scramble to bask in your presence,
your eyes hold secrets they wish they knew, 
a wealth of...
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10 months ago

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Genesis

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Gen·e·sis
/ˈjenəsəs/
noun

i. you break your bones over and over every night just to breathe.
your body, a hostel to everyone you meet you open yourself up night after night to those who are unworthy and you never demand payment, an apology for all their shortcomings.
a flower blooms each time you speak.
ii. your ribs crack as your lungs expand and flowers creep up the broken steps,
their stems wrap and squeeze your bones, keeping them...
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10 months ago

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Synesthesia

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syn·es·the·sia
/ˌsinəsˈTHēZHə/
noun

i. i know a girl like fireworks / she has a texture like dry bristle brushes / like if sparklers were fabric / she is a raspberry red and faith tells me a colour has never suited her better. /
ii. / my best friend is baby blue / the texture of sunlight filtered through clouds / he is warm even when at his worst / he is the sun on your skin / the...
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10 months ago