amy lr

United Kingdom

16
UK
Poet

amy lr (United Kingdom) published:

Bare with me

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Your voice drifts down the phone late at night,
as smooth as the honey I pour; 
light,
into my tea, 
scented and brewed for my anxiety,
so I think to myself how easy this all could be,

yet it whispers when your voice is vacant,
testing my patience,
how much can I taste it? 
The guilt that sits on my tongue, 
it manifests itself like smoke in a lung.

I speak without thinking, 
so I can be reckless,
but the...

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Constellations

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2020

I draw lines on the sky,
Dot-to-dot with the stars
To create a picture above
My head. I did this with the 
Scars on my chest I got 
When I was ten to see
If I too carried the constellations
On my skin; the Big Dipper,
Or Orion, perhaps my star sign too.
I got a telescope for Christmas one year,
So I gazed at the craters on the moon,
Though the pins came loose, so it always
Turned left,...

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