Keep arms and legs inside of the ride at all times.
But this is a dream,
And I am the ride.
As I embark on my journey to the top of the tracks,
I feel nothing but joy.
The smile on my face widened even more by the ever growing wind.
I am free.
I am in control.
I will not fall off the tracks.
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Remember when you called me your unicorn?
After the fact.
After I’d left.
Pushed out of the life I was ready to have.
Remember when you called me that?
Continue reading “Unicorn Blood”
Friends with benefits.
And you’re sad.
You tell him that’s fine, makes sense,
but you hope he’ll sense the pain tucked deep within your words and comfort you.
He’s not where you are.
He does not feel what you feel.
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That first sip,
Slow and labored,
Eyes opening ever so slightly,
If they were closed it would make no difference.
It is but a feeling,
And a feeling requires no sight.
All that is needed is the mouth
And the mind, here.
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“You look fine”
Your mouth speaks it as a compliment, but your subtext reads differently.
“Stop looking at yourself in the mirror,” is what you meant to say.
“Don’t be so vain,” is what you hope I hear through your offhand remark.
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