Comprehension Claustrophobia

February 26, 2010
By FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
53 articles 29 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
"This, too, will pass."


Before we could comprehend each other's eyes,
when we were children,
we would crawl into small spaces
and not be afraid, because we had found a secret that no one else cared for,
and therefore provided an escape
from this world
into that of the small space.
Our knees were always dirty, and
our hands covered in cuts and magic kisses from our mothers---
bruised elbows and bare feet.
This was before we fell in love---
when friends came and went
and we did not cry for such losses.
This was before we learned that the kisses don't do anything,
and that it's improper to have dirty knees and bare feet.
Now we waltz in our
close-to-adult shoes,
and gaze into each other's close-to-adult eyes,
and partly comprehend what we see.
Now we cry at every loss
and never crawl into small spaces,
because we become agitated with not enough room to breathe.
It is a wonder, then, that we can stand being wrapped in blankets
and so many thoughts and theories
about what we see in the eyes of the person we love most in the world---
one gets claustrophobic
with such little room to breathe a scent other than his, or hers…
I love you, but I think we need to stop, now.


The author's comments:
-sigh-

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on Mar. 8 2010 at 3:42 pm
FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
53 articles 29 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
"This, too, will pass."

Awh! Thank you so much! ^,^ Your support means bunches to me--- <3

Escaped GOLD said...
on Mar. 5 2010 at 12:58 pm
Escaped GOLD, Litchfield, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Lets go make daisy chains in the grass, but only if its 74 degrees or above. I would like to fall in love with you." (:

Perfect writting(:<br />

Escaped GOLD said...
on Mar. 5 2010 at 12:57 pm
Escaped GOLD, Litchfield, Illinois
19 articles 0 photos 32 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Lets go make daisy chains in the grass, but only if its 74 degrees or above. I would like to fall in love with you." (:

I am in love with this, you did such an amazing job(: Really. I love it.


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